A teacher in Massachusetts who has spent more than a quarter century in the classroom is drawing attention after she quit her job over her growing frustration with the school system’s emphasis on standardized testing
If you're not yet using Pinterest as the awesome, free resource it is, you need to check it out. Take reading, for example. In addition to my forthcoming book on reluctant readers, Book Love, Pinterest will give you great reading activities and ideas.
How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play:An American teacher explains his experience teaching grade in Finland and how teaching for 45 minutes, then taking a 15 minute break, really does improve attentiveness!
11 Habits of an Effective Teacher | Edutopia- Excellent list! There is always something positive to be found in every situation but it is up to you to find it. "Keep your head up and teach happily for the love of education!"