Author Archives: Shay

The Business of Education

Today’s business industry is pretty uniform. Workers come in to the office at 8 A.M. and leave at 5 P.M. like clock work. There is very little room for creativity and personal growth. School is pretty similar. Teachers are supposed … Continue reading

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Monoculture Classrooms

  Walk to class. Sit in the same seat next to the same people. Turn in a standard worksheet. Listen to a powerpoint presentation. Pack up your bag. Leave class in the same unenthused state as you entered. This is … Continue reading

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How do you want to be remembered?

There is one thing all exemplary teachers have in common: their students remember them. Now, we can all name at least some of our school teachers, but can you think of anything amazing you did in the class? For some … Continue reading

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