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By: Science Under the Microscope
What makes humans different? Being teachers and loving it! In a recent panel discussion I attended,  Alan Alda and the producer's of the PBS documentary, “The Human Spark” tackled the question of...
Terminating Text Books?
By: TeachHUB Blog
Hasta la vista, text books. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is launching a state-wide initiative to encourage schools to explore online, open source instructional materials instead of textbooks...
By: Dona Matthews, Ph.D. and Joanne Foster, Ed.D.
“Enough already! I cannot POSSIBLY become an expert in gifted education, too!” “The kids with problems need me. The smart ones will do fine on their own.”   If we had a dime for every teacher who...
By: Mary Miner
There is a shift afoot in education. The wind is changing. This new digital wind is haling from a virtual world. Students today need to be immersed in what they are learning - not dealing only with...
Paying Students for Grades:  Are we cheapening education?
By: TeachHUB Blog
Is merit pay for students common sense or a disaster waiting to happen?  Teachers have always sought out new and effective ways to motivate students, but now business leaders are getting involved....
By: Annie Condron
With the year coming to a close, some lucky teachers are getting end of the year gifts and gift cards. After comparing her Panera to his Borders, I started thinking about school vouchers. The debate...
By: TeachHUB Blog
As you try to tame the craze that the end of the year brings, teachers may be considering new behavior plans and discipline methods in their classrooms. Does your include a big stick?   Last spring,...
Differentiated Instruction
By: TeachHUB Blog
Kansas City schools are taking differentiated instruction to a whole new level – little red school house style.  KC schools will focus on more personalized and individual learning than classroom-...
By: TeachHUB Blog
Q: Typically, I have positive relationships with most of the parents in my class, but one mom continually causes me problems. Whenever she makes a request for her son that I can’t or won’t comply...
By: Annie Condron
Despite the Supreme Court ruling banning creationism and intelligent design in science classrooms, evolution is still on trial in Texas and Louisiana. I feel like it’s the Scopes monkey trial all...

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