Sunday, February 1, 2015
Why Even ‘Good’ Schools Benefit From Trying Fresh Ideas
What is dyslexia? - Kelli Sandman-Hurley
Concerns About Accountability Testing
Isn’t It a Pity? The Real Problem with Special Needs
Census says 16m US children are living on food stamps, double the number in 2007
Here’s The Writing Prompt I’m Using With “Smartphones Don’t Make Us Dumb”
Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For
MzTeachuh: Best Articles for Educators Week of 1/1/15: Nature Deficit Disorder http://www.education.com/topic/nature-deficit-disorder/ Controlling the Power of Words: Teaching Studen...
Nature Deficit Disorder
Controlling the Power of Words: Teaching Students How to Confront Insults
No-Tech Board Games That Teach Coding Skills to Young Children
Staying Healthy and Managing Stress While Teaching
What do General Education Teachers Need To Know About Special Education?
Teaching from Space
Socratic Questions http://changingminds.org/techniques/questioning/socratic_questions.htm
Not only an extremely talented athlete, student at UCLA, and Army officer, Jackie Robinson chose to demonstrate unmatchable self-control and focus by entering the white-only world of Major League Baseball; he was Rookie of the Year, later MVP, and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The indiscribable pressure to perform despite death threats and racial slurs only slightly echoed the actual racial violence of the USA through the centuries. But now it was in a beloved public forum-Major League Baseball- and the object of rascist ridicule was actually demonstrating superiority. Not of race, but athletic skills. He had a supportive wife and family, who were also in the spotlight.
I especially love the stolen home bases.
Jackie Robinson steals home (Yogi Berra catching.)
Jackie Robinson official site.
Movie Review: 42
For '42,' actor had to please Jackie Robinson's No. 1 fan
Jackie Robinson will be the focus of this spring's new biopic '42'
MzTeachuh: Teachable Moment: Learning About Lincoln: Spielberg's 'Lincoln.' It is always an important moment to learn about Abraham Lincoln. But Steven Spie...