In the 1997 film Good Will Hunting, an arrogant graduate student in economics embarrasses Will Hunting's non-academic friend (Ben Affleck) by pointing out his lack of education and tries to prove his own intellectual superiority by spouting out facts and perspectives he read in a book. Will (Matt Damon), an MIT janitor with a genius IQ,
Remember when you first thought about becoming a teacher? Remember how you thought it would be fun? When most people look back on their own educational experiences, the teachers and lessons that stand out most to them are often the ones that were the most out-of-the-box, non-traditional, creative, and just plain fun. But these "inspired"
We asked Debby Dodge, grant manager for Lead2Feed/Lift a Life Foundation, a series of questions about the important part service learning and common vision play in developing caring, compassionate young adolescents. Listen to a podcast with Lift a Life Director Ashley Butler 1. What is Lead2Feed’s vision and how does it support middle level education?
Common Core Standards and 21st century skills, with their emphasis on communication through listening and speaking, are a good fit for middle grades students who thrive on interaction. Case in point: my sixth grade math students were interested in “doing” math. They didn’t want to just sit and solve equations, they wanted to socialize, move
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