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Alaina Adams Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Love, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership, Uncategorized

Recently, a colleague of mine had the honor of speaking to teenagers about the power of becoming an educator. To prepare, she posted a Facebook status asking these questions: “Why should people pursue teaching degrees? Why should people teach in public schools?”

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Geography Awareness Week!  Get psyched!

We Shall Not Cease From Exploration: A Plea for Geography Education

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership, Web/Tech

Did you know it’s Geography Awareness Week (November 13-19)?  Did I just lose your interest because when you hear “geography” you picture a dusty, outdated atlas on your classroom shelf?  This is my plea for geography instruction in today’s schools.

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