Engaging students in literature

Engaging students in literature

My name is Anne Chowne. I have been a teacher librarian for over 30 years. And I’m lucky enough to work in this beautiful, brand-new, purpose-built library. You have a nip around here, girls. There you go. For the first time, I’m actually working in a team with other staff in the library. We have […]

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How respecting cultural heritage validates immigrant students | Gonzalo Salazar

How respecting cultural heritage validates immigrant students | Gonzalo Salazar

I was 6 years old when I first enrolled in a U.S. school in the Rio Grande Valley. The classroom setup at my new school was different than the one I attended in Mexico. The truth is, everything I once knew was different. Instead of sitting in groups around a table, we sat in rows […]

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Parent Community Liaisons

Parent Community Liaisons

– Hello, my name is Rachel Garcia and I am a Parent Community Liaison. – Hi, my name is Vanessa Mendoza. – Hi, I’m Kelley Crone, and I’m one of the Parent Community Liaisons for District 50. – I’m her to help parents establish a great relationship with their teachers and school and community. – […]

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Cultural and linguistic diversity: Case study

Cultural and linguistic diversity: Case study

One of the other children in our class is a little girl called Annelle and she comes from France. She only spoke French at the beginning of the year, no English whatsoever. Because Annelle had no English she had to have some strategies to connect with the other children. She did this by gesturing — […]

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Make lifelong connections in the Microsoft Educator Community

Make lifelong connections in the Microsoft Educator Community

– There is a feeling of being valued and understood as an educator. (upbeat music) (children laughing) – My vision of education is us learning together. – It’s the idea that each day we come, whether you’re in the nicest place or the hardest place. – My students benefit from whatever I learn on the […]

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Ex 2: Find the Number of Element in the Union of Two Sets Using a Venn Diagram

Ex 2:  Find the Number of Element in the Union of Two Sets Using a Venn Diagram

– SUPPOSE ALBERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS 34 TEACHERS AND BOTHAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS 54 TEACHERS. IF 22 TEACHERS TEACH AT BOTH ALBERS AND BOTHAL COMPUTE THE TOTAL NUMBER OF TEACHERS EMPLOYED AT ALBERS OR BOTHAL COMBINED. LET’S SOLVE THIS USING A VENN DIAGRAM WHERE SET “A” REPRESENTS THE SET OF TEACHERS THAT TEACH AT ALBERS […]

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Janus v. AFSCME: Can teachers unions be saved? | WHAT IF?

Janus v. AFSCME: Can teachers unions be saved? | WHAT IF?

In the spring of 2018, teachers unions had a wave of victories with a string of red state strikes, but summer brought a major defeat when the Supreme Court ruled in Janus v. AFSCME that agency fees are unconstitutional. Before Janus, some states compelled non-union teachers to pay an agency fee to the union that […]

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Teachers Unions vs. Students

Teachers Unions vs. Students

Shortly after taking office, President Barack Obama’s secretary of education, Arne Duncan, acknowledged that America’s public school system is broken. “It’s obvious the system’s broken,” he said. “Let’s admit it’s broken, let’s admit it’s dysfunctional, and let’s do something dramatically different, and let’s do it now. Let’s fix the thing.” Why are America’s public schools […]

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Why Did Civilizations Expand? | Big History Project

Why Did Civilizations Expand? | Big History Project

NARRATOR: Humans civilizations have been wonderfully diverse with an amazing variety of unique customs, religious practices, social structures and technologies. These differences are fascinating, but Big History teaches us to look at the past differently, to seek out commonalities and identify patterns that unite seemingly unrelated phenomena. Often this produces insights that are even more […]

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Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas: Union Labor (Full Episode: Season 2 Episode 1) | HBO

Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas: Union Labor (Full Episode: Season 2 Episode 1) | HBO

[TV static drones] [bright tone][upbeat jazzy music]♪ ♪– [clears throat] And where the fuck have you been? I’ve been waiting here since last June. You promised we’d kick the ball around, and we can’t now, because now we gotta do the show, which… [strains] guess I won’t be needing this anymore. [cup thuds] So yeah, […]

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