All Blog Posts Tagged 'difference' (15)

The #noteachday has arrived!

After thinking how cool it was for @datruss and @dwight_carter to have their own #noofficedays, I began to start thinking…
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Added by Justin Tarte on February 21, 2011 at 1:49pm — No Comments

What are you really worth...?

There are lots of things that people love: new car smell, walks on the beach, winning the lottery and most importantly, opening a gas station soda only to find out you won a free soda!



In addition to these most cherished things in our lives, I also really love to be inspired and motivated. Over the last couple weeks there have been two pieces in particular that have so eloquently come together in perfect harmony...…



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Added by Justin Tarte on January 20, 2011 at 1:28am — No Comments

"The Blind Side"

A few days ago I had the opportunity to watch the movie The Blind Side. As my wife and I sat there watching the movie I couldn't help but notice how "into" the movie we were. This was not the first time I heard

of the movie, however it was the first time I could watch the movie in

its entirety. At my high school we watched a short clip of the film as

part of a Character Education lesson during our…

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Added by Justin Tarte on December 27, 2010 at 2:32pm — No Comments

The Dream Fulfiller

"Hey... Don´t ever let somebody tell you, you can´t to something. Not even me... Alright? You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can't do something themselves, they wanna tell you that you can't do it. You want something? Go get it. Period." (Christopher Gardner)

 

 

Every day educators around the world have the…
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Added by Justin Tarte on December 19, 2010 at 9:02am — No Comments

Recognizing the shining stars...

Today I had the opportunity to speak with one of the members of my high school's custodial staff. This particular team member is assigned to my

classroom. Though we are almost halfway done with the school year, I

have regrettably not spent much time talking to this person. Today was

my chance...



It was so nice to speak with the person that is responsible for making

sure my classroom is ready to go for the next school… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on December 4, 2010 at 6:35pm — No Comments

The School Family - Guest Blogger Tonya Thompson

Oh, Thanksgiving. Time for all those F’s we love: Food, football

and...family. Okay, some of those things we love more than others.




I have had many discussions over

the years with one of my fellow educators about people; people that we

enjoy and those we don’t. Recently, we…
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Added by Justin Tarte on November 21, 2010 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Sometimes we all just need a little time...

This past week at school has been particularly busy, and unfortunately this means not getting to spend a lot of time with my two favorite

girls. Coming home from meetings, training sessions, and classes late

at night are all the perfect ingredients for an exhausted and mentally

drained educator. We all have experienced work weeks like this...work

weeks that never seem to end and never seem to give you a moments… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on October 17, 2010 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Criticism hurts...but how you deal with it is all that matters!

The path to growth and development can be ugly at times. Educators are part of a world that is continually changing and evolving, and as such

we are forced to take a leap, and at times take a leap when we are not

ready. Going through all my undergraduate classes at Mizzou we were

always told how rewarding and fantastic the field of education is, and

from where I sit right now I could not agree more. So...the big

question… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on October 10, 2010 at 8:05pm — No Comments

The power of "hello" and "goodbye"

Every Friday morning I have the opportunity to see and greet almost every single student at my high school. The high school at which I work

has a little more than 1,800 students, and as I stand their doing my

duty I can't help but think how amazing it is that this process goes as

smoothly as it does. It is my personal goal to say "good morning" to

every student I have, have had, and potentially expect to have. The

typical… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on October 1, 2010 at 3:27pm — No Comments

5 ways to share how you light the world on fire...

Last week I was speaking with a colleague of mine, and we were discussing activities we could do during one of our professional

development days. As we discussed potential ideas, we turned our focus

to activities that teachers could employ immediately. We wanted to

avoid activities that would require a lot of time and preparation in an

effort to provide our teachers with several very strong and powerful

strategies they could… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on September 11, 2010 at 9:15am — 1 Comment

It all starts with you...

On any given day, educators experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. How an educator reacts and responds to these highs and

lows can often dictate the overall mood of the day. In my short 6 years

as an educator, I have learned several things as it pertains to

remaining positive, as well as keeping things in perspective when it

comes to my professional and personal life. Educators have an extremely

difficult and… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on September 3, 2010 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Why YOU matter much more than you think...

Educators are constantly using their energy and resources on others. Their students are their number one priority, and consequently educators

are always filling the buckets of others. Educators dedicate

their lives to the development and growth of others...but wait, who

fills the buckets of educators? Who is there to tell the educators they

are doing a great job, and if they need anything somebody will always

be there… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on August 9, 2010 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Teachers...it is time for you to step up...

Educators in America and around the world face a daunting task. Educators are asked to teach every student regardless of their ability,

their desire to learn, and their family or socioeconomic situation. As I

am sure you are aware, education can also be one of the most rewarding

careers in the world. However, in order to be a great educator you must

accept the responsibility of affecting the lives of children. Last

year I read… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on August 9, 2010 at 6:15am — No Comments

TIME SENSITIVE - March 12th is Dark Out Day

Please help a great group of middle school students who are learning about social media and trying to make a difference in the world for just one day! Visit our website or Facebook page and take the survey/pledge to turn your lights off on March 12th, 2010! Help us through your Facebook friends, blogs and twitter to spread the word to anyone and everyone you know!!

Bayside Pollution Revolution Visit our facebook page:…

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Added by Bayside Pollution Revolution on March 9, 2010 at 9:06pm — 3 Comments

How Boys and Girls Learn Differently

At a primary school Manning, a small town 65 miles east of Columbia, South Carolina, second grade teachers Holly Garneau and Anna Lynne Gamble are convinced that segregating elementary-age boys and girls produces immediate academic improvement—in both genders.



Eager to capitalize on their past progress, the two created a teaching plan for the upcoming semester. The kids will be in a coed environment for homeroom, lunch, and recess, then divide up for four hours each day to learn… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on October 17, 2008 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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