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FREE! Exceptional Educational Leadership

** Book Description Publication Date: March 27, 2013 Exceptional Educational Leadership is an experiential account of educational leadership. It fills a gap in the literature by not only looking at leadership in a theoretical way, but offers the reader a … Continue reading

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Educational Leadership & Evaluation: Trust or Accountability?

Evaluation is a sensitive topic. This is due to the fact that there is no global concensus on whether or not evaluation helps improve student learning outcomes. In the USA, high stakes testing is the norm. In Finland, on the … Continue reading

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Education Secretary Michael Gove: GCSE Exams to be Replaced by the English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

Education Secretary Michael Gove: (Quote) “We believe it’s time for the race to the bottom to end. We believe, that it is time to tackle grade inflation, and dumbing down. And we believe that it is time to raise aspirations … Continue reading

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Incredible Milestone! Eight Hundred Thousand Site Visits! Thank You!

Dear reader(s), Today is a unique milestone. I’m celebrating 800 thousand site visits! That’s a mind-boggling number for a blog about education, and I am thrilled to be able to share it with you, the people who come back, time … Continue reading

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Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher (Paperback)

Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher by Thomas Jerome Baker I am a teacher, and I teach in Chile. This year a new Teacher Career Law, defining the teaching profession in terms … Continue reading

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Teacher – We’ve Got To Be That Light: A Sacred Trust

Lyrics — We’ve Got to be That Light Every generation must pass on The wisdom of the previous generations If we don’t keep the next chain connected to the ones that came before it It’s all gone And who’s the … Continue reading

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The Way Forward: Teachers as Scientists & 2 Million Minutes Used Wisely

As nations around the world grapple with multivariate, complex questions regarding equity and quality, one thing remains outside of dispute. Everyone agrees that education is valuable. It has transformative powers not only for the individual, but for society as a … Continue reading

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Tree Trust PSA

EdCamp Santiago: The First Seven Days Dedicated to all the educators, world-wide, who have participated in an EdCamp. Go forth, spread the word to the far corners of the Earth, something is happening. There’s something going on, a R(E)volution in … Continue reading

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Time To Teach Teenagers: Tough Tunes to Talk

Tough tunes to teach, tough tunes to talk to teens about… That’s what I call Avril Lavigne’s song, “Don’t Tell Me”. A teen (15-year-old-girl) brought the song into my class, after being freely invited by me to “bring a song … Continue reading

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