Nixing Recess: The Silly, Alarmingly Popular Way to Punish Kids – DailyGabe

Original Article: http://dailygabe.blogspot.com/2013/10/nixing-recess-silly-alarmingly-popular.html When Kathy Lauer-Williams’s son was in elementary school in Allentown, Pennsylvania, he would often lose recess as a punishment for forgetting his homework or a signature on a form. Troubled by the teacher’s habit of taking away recess, Lauer-Williams wrote about it on her blog and spoke

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Healthy Habits to Start a Career

Original Article: http://teach.com/education-technology/healthy-habits-to-start-a-career-by-mike-anderson The beginning of a teaching career is hectic and busy. There will be many days (and nights and weekends) when you will be overwhelmed and exhausted. Teaching is hard work, and when you’re on the steep end of the learning curve, it’s even harder. I

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Can We Find Sanity in Teaching?

Original Link: http://www.coreofeducation.com/2014/04/07/can-we-find-sanity-in-teaching/ ASCD Author Mike Anderson spent time with the Core to discuss his book The Well-Balanced Teacher: How to Work Smarter and Stay Sane Inside the Classroom and Out. We first met Anderson at ASCD 2014 in Los Angeles last month. Anderson had been speaking about the choices

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