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The joy of not knowing

What teachers and other educators do best is, by and large, tell people stuff. It can be unsettling to not know things, so it’s no doubt natural to assume that if we don’t like it, then neither will others. So we tell people. But is it OK to not know the answers if you’re an ICT teacher? Here are a few thoughts about that, followed by a video featuring Kate Russell. (In fact, Kate Russell, one of the presenters of the BBC’s Click, was a huge influence in my writing this post, as I’ll explain.
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Perhaps the influence of teachers unions is waning

Industries : WorkplaceChoice.org (2 years ago)

By Joy Pullman, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  The largest affiliates of the United States’ largest teachers union are deeply in debt, largely because they have lavish pension and health-care systems, according to the Education Intellig... Read Post

Jacobs Educators - Teacher Award Program (Plz RT)

Education / Education Tech : Around the Corner (2 years ago)

http://education.indiana.edu/jacobs Matthew sent me the following email, so I thought I'd share it and the information about this Teacher Award Program! Please pass it on to folks are may be interested. Hi Miguel, I know you don't k... Read Post

Quotes: Why Teachers Unions Usually Don't Turn Against Reform Democrats

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education (4 days ago)

However strongly they disagree with Obama and the education reformers about the design of education and teacher pay, they do agree on the principle of paying teachers more. This is in contrast to Republicans, who generally support a... Read Post


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