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  • Guest Post: DonorsChoose.org CEO on why Our School Needs is so important. - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/10/18/guest-post-donorschoose-org-ceo-on-why-our-school-needs-is-so-important.aspx

    During the five years I taught history at Wings Academy, a public high school in the Bronx, my colleagues and I often lamented a problem that drained learning from students and creativity from teachers: a lack of funding for essential materials and for the activities that bring subject matter to life...
  • National Geographic Map Brings Social Studies to Life - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/06/01/national-geographic-map-brings-social-studies-to-life.aspx

    Getting kids interested in social studies can be a project. As I remember it, in grade school, social studies came right after lunch, which meant that I was more interested in putting my head on my desk than in learning what the indigenous peoples of remote Fiji liked to eat. Followed by a film strip...
  • Guest Blog: Making the Case for Parent/Teacher Conferences - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/10/08/guest-blog-making-the-case-for-parent-teacher-conferences.aspx

    Our first Parent / Teacher Conferences are next week. In my school district, teachers try to contact as many parents as we can to make appointments. We email, we send notes home with students, and we call. We stay at school until 8 pm a couple of nights to accommodate parents' work schedules. We provide...