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There are more restrictions to professional freedom in the United States, and the educators find the school day overly rigid.
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Do Poor Students Get the Worst Teachers?
This has been open to debate forever, but the debate has gotten more spirited ever since the Obama administration made it a matter of policy that poverty just doesn't matter if you have an awesome teacher in the room. There are three real answers to this qu...
This has been open to debate forever, but the debate has gotten more spirited ever since the Obama administration made it a matter of policy that poverty just doesn't matter if you have an awesome teacher in the room. There a...
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About a year in any case! Before the 2014-15 school year was over, I bought Marie Kondo’s book. I really didn’t think there was much I could learn. I am an organizer by nature. I can whip anything into shape. Maybe I wanted confirmation, and we were near…
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Those of you who know me in real time, know I’m an organizational fiend. You’ve made a mess of it, I can whip it into shape. Thirty year mess? No problem! And I absolutely love it! But there are areas in which I struggle with organization. I have come to…
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Originally posted on FCTL Social Media: This is my 3rd year in an elementary library. Last year, I started experimenting with stations trying to get a feel for the ebb and flow of what would work, movement, and implementation. This year, I’ve focused on…
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Last summer, I read Destiny of the Republic  by Candice Millard. Possibly one of the best books I’ve ever read. Millard is a great story teller, but her subject was captivating. I’d not known much of Garfield before this except that his presidency was…
Last summer, I read Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard. Possibly one of the best books I’ve ever read. Millard is a great story teller, but her subject was captivating. I’d not…
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Today, I opened the old cans of paint to touch up some spots. Most of them were just like the one below. Not bad by itself, but there is a multiplication factor that occurs making the house look dirtier than it actually is. I’d waited too long and…
Today, I opened the old cans of paint to touch up some spots. Most of them were just like the one below. Not bad by itself, but there is a multiplication factor that occurs making the house look di…
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Former Dr Who David Tennant new voice of Scrooge McDuck - BBC News #OutsideTheTARDIS
Former Doctor Who star David Tennant is to be the new voice of Scrooge McDuck in a remake of the animated Disney series DuckTales.
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Winnie-the-Pooh is back at the Library and newly "stuffed with fluff"--just in time for his 95th birthday! Write a birthday message below. winnie-tofrom. From: Child's First Name. Birthday Message for Winnie-the-Pooh. Parent's Email Address. You'll receive biweekly e-mail updates about NYPL's ...
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What to do with Kinders/1st grade the first week of school. Mmmmm Those early lessons are always a dilemma for me. I’ve got a lesson planned using David Goes to School. I’m really happy with the lesson, but I’m thinking it might not have enough pop for…
What to do with Kinders/1st grade the first week of school. Mmmmm Those early lessons are always a dilemma for me. I’ve got a lesson planned using David Goes to School. I’m really happy…
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Originally posted on FCTL Social Media: I was reminded yesterday about how many times the question of kinders has come up in meetings. The time with them can seem like the never-ending story in the library. I’d love for us to share what we do in our…
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The library is far enough along that I can walk away for a couple of weeks. Nonfiction started in an odd place, so I emptied a wall and started shifting. That empty book case will have to go somewhere else when I get back! There are 100s of things I still…
The library is far enough along that I can walk away for a couple of weeks. Nonfiction started in an odd place, so I emptied a wall and started shifting. That empty book case will have to go somewh…
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