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Are essays really the only way?

 

It hits me about once a year that writing literary analysis essays about whether or not Piggy in The Lord of the Flies is a round or flat character, may not be an essential skill to get a young person through life.

 

What am...

After nearly 40 years involved in education trying to improve and promote Spanish literacy instruction and biliteracy education, Dr. Jilly Kerpa Mora recently received the Two-way California Association for Bilingual Education 2009 Promoting Biliteracy Award.

 

Dr. Mora shares...

It's that time of year where countdowns are everywhere, so we're here to share the most popular education articles that ran on TeachHUB this year. 

 

Here are the top 12 TeachHUB Articles of 2009 based on your visits: 

Teacher Cartoons

As a teacher-of-the-year and cartoonist, Ramon Ramirez uses classroom challenges and teachers lounge fodder as inspiration for his art.  

Ramon's Teacher Toons spreads laughter outside his Texas high school to fellow humor-seeking...

It's time to say goodbye to an A for effort, no matter what your subject.

 

Many current music educators grew up in a time when being in an ensemble was solely about playing the music for the next concert. I personally cannot recall ever doing a worksheet or any real music...

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