Mis-Education

Eileen EadyEducation in America9 Comments

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I have always been a proud supporter of public education. I started my teaching career in 1997 and I passionately believed that if we all continued to work together, we could make the world better for our children and teach them tolerance and acceptance. I believed that the best and most innovative learning environment was the result of a great … Read More

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I Used to be a Teacher, But I Changed

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Selena MacIntosh is the owner and editor of Persephone Magazine. She also fixes it when it breaks. She is fueled by Diet Coke, coffee with a lot of cream in it, and cat hair.
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I became a teacher by accident. I left teaching on purpose. 

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Dispatch from Adjunct Land 1

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“Have you always wanted to teach but can’t full time?” -From a want ad for adjunct instructors.

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Pinterest Will Rule the World

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Pursuing life to its fullest.A woman, a mom, wife, and struggling teacher who knows the importance of treating myself right.
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Because Pinterest is influencing education, will it rule the world? If we believe that “He who controls the schools will control the world,” Pinterest will rule the world.

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Inspiring Revolution

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Recently, a colleague in the teaching profession updated her Facebook status to say that her check was less this month due to increased taxes. Morale in the teaching profession is already low. Having a check be even smaller is just popping the blister on a burn. I’ve spent the last five years bringing home, at the MOST, $2022 each month, … Read More

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REPA II: Teachers Without Training

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Amandamarieg is a lawyer who does not work as a lawyer.She once wrote up a plan to take over the world and turned it in as a paper for a college course.She only received an A-, because she forgot that she would need tech geeks to pull off her scheme.
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“You should be a teacher!” “No.”

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My Version of a One-Room Schoolhouse

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Pursuing life to its fullest.A woman, a mom, wife, and struggling teacher who knows the importance of treating myself right.
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I never thought about working in a one-room schoolhouse or a multi-age classroom. I have taught a combination classroom, two grades, but never more than that. So many things must happen at each developmental level, I never could see how it worked.

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