Institutions of learning should be devoted to the cultivation of curiosity– Henry Miller - via brainpickings.org (via gregmelander)
Positively Persistent Teach: Why I Love the... →
grayer: It’s my ~unbiased~ belief that the #education community is the greatest education community on the interwebs. Here’s why: Best practices and academic findings are center stage. The education community tries to find relevant articles for a variety of situations. When you go to… Yup
Seven things to look for at Friday’s Opening... →
I was already so excited for the London Olympics opening ceremony and now I find out Voldemort is going to be there! Can’t wait to see how that plays out :)
Finally found a theme I love.
As the school year is quickly approaching,
bethechangeyouwant: let me remind my followers that there is a #studentteaching tag and to follow it on their dash. Many past student teachers are now some of the best #education tumblrs out there to follow so keep your eyes peeled, ladies and gents. Other important tags: #teaching resouce #teaching idea #fashionable teacher Anything I’m missing? *The student teaching tag I follow has...
Thank you for your sweet words!
river-lolly replied to your post: I start student teaching in exactly a month and I… Ooh! Exciting! I’ve loved most of my placements so far (Only one, I had a terrible AT, unfortunately). Good luck! I’m sure it’ll be excellent. 2ndcgw replied to your post: I start student teaching in exactly a month and I… I’d be anxious, too! I thought it was bad that I had to wait until May to get...
I start student teaching in exactly a month and I do not know my placement yet…I am growing anxious!
What speed do you read? →
englishteachingtoolbox: This test is very interesting. It isn’t testing how quickly you can read the words, bust instead how quickly you can read the words and understand them. tomesawayfromhome said: If everyone posting actually reads as fast as they claim to (b/c who’d report a low score), what’s the value of faster reading? If everyone’s fast, then no one really is. ^Agreed.
So I just came across a post that referred to...
Do YOU have a person first mentality? As in do you say the kid with autism or the autistic kid? I have heard heated discussions from both sides in both school and work and now I am wondering how Tumblr teachers see this topic. What are your views?
Why Do You Teach?
heygirlteacher: It’s a simple question with a not so simple response. I’d like to hear from you. I think I have answered this question so many times with family and friends who are curious about my decision to get into education. Sometimes their question is followed by a smug smirk while other times a pat on the back for taking on such a challenge. “Why do I teach?” Because I...
To know what to do for a kid without a knowledge of that kid’s intimate...– Teaching with Love and Logic, pg 117. (via positivelypersistentteach)
You are never alone when reading a book.
When you were in school, did you like it? How did your experience in school influence your decision to become a teacher?
The Dog Ate My Lesson Plan: Social Networking in... →
thedogatemylessonplan: Schools are becoming more and more technology oriented each day. At times, it seems that the ability of working with the lastest gadgets, computer software and social networking sites comes naturally to children. Meanwhile, adults struggle just to keep up. Since social networking has…
We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.– -B. F. Skinner (via lickystickypickywe)
Teacher Dare Day Answers!
Question: Are your loved ones supportive of your decision to get into education? Were they always supportive or did they warm up to it? If they were against you going into education, what field did they wish you went in instead? Answers: mrskaaay: I am really fortunate that my whole family supported my wish to go into education- from day one. Which was in fourth grade. tomesawayfromhome: Yes,...
Are your loved ones supportive of your decision to...
Were they always supportive or did they warm up to it? If they were against you going into education, what field did they wish you went in instead?
Today is an official Teacher Dare Day.
teamteachers: Please reblog so everyone knows. Teacher Dare Day Rules can be found on the link at the top of the Team Teachers page. :)
My child will learn to turn the pages of a book...
Call me old school.