In this festive holiday season, sometimes we forget how bad things can be out there. One student of mine reminded me just how much our world needs to change on Monday. Over the weekend her older sister was shot. She is alive and in the hospital and the man who shot her is in police custody. She was doing nothing wrong, did not know the man who shot her, and was just walking down the street. ...
I’ve got two daughters who will have to make their way in this skinny-obsessed...– J. K. Rowling God I love this woman. (via laceandlattes)(via devouringbooks) (via teachingliteracy)
Should Teachers Be Trained More Like Doctors? →
thingsforteachers: world-shaker: A new report released yesterday from a panel convened by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) says teachers need to be trained in a model more akin to doctors going through residency—a sort of collaborative apprenticeship with more experienced instructors that offers clinical experience to better prepare them for the rigors of...