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Jessica Cuthbertson

February 16, 2016

Why I'm Still Tweeting

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Twitter is the place I go most frequently to connect with educators I admire and respect (many whom I’ve never met in person), engage in professional conversations (both formal Twitter chats and informal discussions), and it is one of my primary education news sources (I’ve swapped scanning headlines for hashtags). Why do you tweet?

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Jessica Cuthbertson

December 31, 2015

3 Edu-Resolutions for New Teachers In The New Year

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Explore these three practices to help you remove (or at least reduce) the number of tasks on your plate: 1) Less grading and more real-time feedback, 2) Set limits -- and stick to them, and 3) Just say no (at least occasionally). I hope these edu-resolutions help minimize stress and create small pockets of time to reflect, reenergize, and reignite your passion for teaching and learning this year.

 

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Dave Orphal

December 23, 2015

The 12 Days of Winter Break : Calling Birds

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Before the break, I spent time writing each of my kids a holiday card. For each of them, I wished them a wonderful break and good luck on their semester finals in January. These past days, I’ve been getting emails from some of them thanking me for the card. I suspect that most of them don’t get mail in their own name. This is one of the little things that make me happy.

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Noah Zeichner

December 23, 2015

Where in the World Will You Be Next Summer?

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If you are battling long airport security lines this week, planning your next big trip may seem like the last thing you want to be doing right now. But in many ways, winter break is the perfect time to start making plans for next summer. You have time and space to clear your head and to imagine yourself outside of the daily grind of teaching.

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