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Edu-Man
North Carolina
Education's ideas, issues and resolutions
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When you look at the large picture, when it comes to education, are we really thinking about the children. For example, if there is a budget crunch in a School District. The first thing in many cases is to start cutting positions many times at the school level. The result... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
Dr. Stephen Johnson’s speech advocating the many merits of an all boys environment has been reproduced with kind permission of Upper Canada College’s journal “Old Times” (copyright 2003). While understandably certain references are specific to his own independent school, his remarks are poignantly appropriate for all families considering an all-male... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 31, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
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Jan 27, 2011
Every other week it seems a new study comes out that adds to our already-formidable arsenal of parental worries. But even by those escalating standards, the report issued last week by the federal government's National Center for Health Statistics contained a jaw-dropper: the parents of nearly one of every five... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 27, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
Japan: Prior to World War II the Japanese education system was based on that of Germany and France but following the war the Americans changed it to follow their system. The curriculum is strictly set by the state which lays down the time and content for each subject. Although the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
I usually get my haircut about every two weeks. I went in one day to get my haircut, and overheard the lady in the next booth say, "I'm not a magician". Being the information driven person I am, I made sure looked over at the booth. In that booth was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
Do you think that the schools are set up to accommodate girls better? How can we make schools more accommodating to boys? Girls, in most cases have a longer attention Span, and can sit and listen longer than most boys. Many times boys are active and visual and hands on.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
What can I say about Discovery Education Streaming. If you are a teacher who would like to implement more technology into your class's, this is a good place to start. Regardless if you are a science, social studies, language arts or math teacher, there are many pics of clips for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
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These are great markers. As a teacher there is always the problem with markers drying out. With the expo click, you don't have that issue. I have used these for a year and never had one run out of color yet. I have gone from expo's with caps to strickly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
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School’s Name School’s Address February 3, 2009 Dear: Your son, Bill, talks to the people sitting near him in his U.S. History class so much that it interferes with his learning and with their learning. I have talked with him about it, but the problem persists. I have attached a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
Science Expectations Classroom Expectations: Come to class Prepared Come to class on time Raise your hand to ask or answer a question Stay in your seat Treat classmates and teachers with respect and courtesy at all times Homework: Each Friday there will be a quiz on that weeks warm up... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
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Classroom Management. Share your ideas for our present teachers. What are some strategies you are using that works? What are some that aren't working. Everyone has different make ups to their classes. But some general management techniques do work for most classes. Share. Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2011 at Through the window of a classroom
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