“Books have given me a magic portal to connect with people of the past and the present.” ~Lisa Bu, TED Talk, How Books Can Open Your Mind.
Bu, L. (2013). How Books Can Change Your Life. [TED Talk]. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/lisa_bu_how_books_can_open_your_mind
“The most important thing is to hold on, hold out, for your creative life, for your solitude, for your time to be and do, for your very life.” ~C.P. Estes
“the method of teaching is the method of an art, of action intelligently directed by ends” ~Dewey, 1916, p. 200
Dewey, J. (1916). Democracy and education: An introduction to philosophy of education. London, U.K.: Macmillan
Education…is a painful, continual, and difficult work to be done in kindness, by watching, by warning…by praise, but above all, by example.
Raudis, J. (2018). 60 Inspiring Teacher Quotes to Motivate Educators. Retrieved from https://www.prodigygame.com/blog/teacher-quotes/
The Weekend Ed. Quote this week is… a poem!!
The mind is constantly trying to figure out
what page it’s on in the story of itself.
Close the book. Burn the bookmark. End of story.
Now the dancing begins.
~ Ikko Narasaki
photo by Helen Teague
Compassion is the basis of morality ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
What is the most compassionate action you can take with your students and with your teachers?
Read more about Schopenhauer at this Link
As you close the doors to your classroom for the Thanksgiving Holiday, be safe and consider this weekend’s u
Travel gives a certain perspective that allows us, for fleeting moments, to drop the defenses of self=deception and see through some of the stories we tell ourselves all out life about who we are and what we have done.” Kazuo Ishiguro
“Children are naturally inclined to tinker and create and this provides a strong foundation to engage in engineering.”
~Crotty, Guzey, Roehrig, Glancy, Ring-Whalen, 2017, pg. 2
Source: Crotty, E. A., Guzey, S. S., Roehrig, G. H., Glancy, A. W., & Ring-Whalen, E. A. (2017). Approaches to integrating engineering in STEM units and student achievement gain. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 7(2). Retrieved from https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1148&context=jpeer
The Weekend Ed. Quote addresses civics and is in honor of Veteran’s Day, Monday, November 11th
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