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Teacher Infographics

If you're like me, data makes you drowsy. To wake up your boring stats and have important info make an impression, infographics are the way to go.   While great as a learning tool, infographics can also illuminate some hard-hitting issues in education. Check out these teacher-related infographics!

By: Dr. Katherine McKnight
Technology and Learning

In the 21st century, technology has changed the ways in which we communicate and go about our lives. Very few educators would disagree with the notion that technology has dramatically changed the teaching and learning process.    With the help of some fellow teachers, here is a short list of the top 12 ways technology has changed the way we learn:

By: Helen Read

At six, maybe even younger, I knew I wanted to be a teacher. I have proof. Teaching was in my heart and in my soul. I was called; I didn’t answer.   Instead, I worked in a monotonous job in corporate America. I was lost. I had no purpose or drive. Miserable had become my middle name. For many reasons, I didn’t think it was possible to change careers.   Here's my story of this dream deferred became a reality and inspired by students to live their dreams.

By: Dr. Katherine McKnight
High School Reading

I am often asked about helping struggling and reluctant readers. They are tons of them out there in our classrooms.    According to NAEP data, over 60% of our students are not proficient readers by the time that they start high school. These statistics are staggering since much of what we learn about content areas like social studies and science is through reading.

By: Pam Adams, Journal Star
Retiring Teachers Reflect on Lessons They Have Learned

For years, they've imparted knowledge. Now, these retiring teachers are reflecting on the lessons they learned in the classroom.