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“Why Should We Do That?”  The Impact of Trust on Buy-In in Schools

“Why Should We Do That?” The Impact of Trust on Buy-In in Schools

Cited Academic Research, Featured Articles, The Edge of Education March 8, 2016 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

by: James McGuire “Why should we do that?”  “What a waste of time.” These are frequently heard phrases in a school.  A secret that teachers […]

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Caring Classrooms: Setting Expectations and Rules Together!

Caring Classrooms: Setting Expectations and Rules Together!

Action Research, Featured Articles, The Shift, The Toolbox, Uncategorized July 12, 2015 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

By Stacey Belisle A Saint C.A.R.E.S.! That’s what we say at Saint Croix Falls Elementary School. C.A.R.E.S. stands for Cooperation, Assertion, Responsibility, Empathy, and Self […]

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Teachers, It’s Time to Rethink How You Communicate with Parents

Teachers, It’s Time to Rethink How You Communicate with Parents

By Rita Platt Guess what? That weekly newsletter you send home? I don’t read it. I’m truly sorry.  I’m a teacher too. I know how […]

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Cain’s Arcade: A Modern Day Non-Fiction Fable

Cain’s Arcade: A Modern Day Non-Fiction Fable

Video of the Day April 16, 2012 at 6:34 pm Comments are Disabled

How many lessons, how many morals, how much inspiration, and how many ways can you use this amazing story to teach the things that you […]

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Beyond the Kidney-Shaped Table: The New Role of the Specialist

Beyond the Kidney-Shaped Table: The New Role of the Specialist

The Shift February 21, 2012 at 9:29 pm 4 comments

By Rita Platt “Most people think of leadership as a position and therefore don’t see themselves as leaders.” ~Stephen R. Covey         […]

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5 Things I Finally Understand About Teaching and Learning

5 Things I Finally Understand About Teaching and Learning

Featured Articles January 29, 2012 at 5:43 pm 10 comments

By Rita Platt What is your philosophy of education? This was the question that the professor asked us in my second year of my teacher […]

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3 Pillars of strong PLCs

3 Pillars of strong PLCs

Featured Articles September 20, 2010 at 10:18 pm Comments are Disabled

I’ve been teaching for three years at St. Croix Falls Middle School, but have recently had to relocate to Stanley-Boyd, where they feel that they’re a good school, but are ready to make the push to be great. They’ve got a lot of big ideas, with the PLC being the most prominent. So, as a new teacher, I was recently able to attend a PLC conference facilitated by Eric Twaddle to learn about some of the expectations of my new school.

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Building your PLN

videos September 16, 2010 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Building Your Own Personal Learning Network from Carl Anderson on Vimeo.

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The Case for Collaborative Learning.

Annotations June 18, 2010 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

An Annotation by Holly Waterman Collaborative and cooperative learning are labeled as “co-lts” in this chapter.  They are both learning techniques that incorporate students working […]

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Wiki, blog, or moodle? Fryer, W.

Annotations May 27, 2010 at 4:01 pm 1 comment

Fryer, W.  (2006, October 6).  Wiki, blog, or moodle?  Retrieved June 9, 2008  from    http://www.techlearning.com/blog/2006/10/wiki_blog_or_moodle.php. An Annotation by Jeff Ayer Fryer, in a blog […]

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