I leave school everyday feeling like a failure. Sure, I need grit. That, or a martini.
All good teaching originates from the motive of generosity. To help others understand history, literature, mathematics or science is the ground upon which all learning stands. Fundamentally, education is the transmission of wisdom from one scholar to another.
It’s necessary to talk about race because most of the time race takes the backseat to everything. Once they know that we need to talk about race, we can help students build a positive race identity.
One thing I always have going for me is that kids love to work together toward meaningful goals. All I have to do is pick a topic where they see a benefit beyond themselves, and I am in business.
What we’ve gained, though, is a wide range of interaction capabilities that never could have existed in a web browser-centric world. That to me is cause for celebration.
What if we were to repurpose 1 percent of our defense budget (about $5.75 billion) and use it to pay for prospective teachers’ educations?
Resilience requires the ability to imagine what the future can be, and the discipline to reflect on what has been in order to determine a way forward.
It is the law.
Parents cannot opt their children out.
Anytime you break a law, there is a chance of repercussions.
What is plentiful in schools but rarely utilized? What matters a great deal for children—yet carries little weight for policymakers?
You guessed it: teacher expertise.
But Facebook’s ambition isn’t to have a corner somewhere. Its ambition isn’t to be an app in a grid on your home screen. For tens of millions of people, sharing photos, communicating with your friends and family, and learning about the world around you already happens through the portal of Facebook, but just a handful isn’t enough. Facebook wants to be the internet — hell, in some ways Facebook needs to be the internet — and I don’t believe it will settle for anything less.