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The Most Dangerous Phrases in Education

By Blake Harvard  I’m writing this to provide some balance. I know it probably won’t be well received by all…or most…or quite possibly anyone, but I believe it is important to write. There are a few phrases I see on twitter that cause me to cringe…mostly because they are presented without any context. While these… Continue reading The Most Dangerous Phrases in Education

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Guest Post: Learning on a Prayer

By Blake Harvard Today, on twitter, Tom Bennett shared the below image with the comment, “Pray your children get the first classroom.” This sparked a bit of a debate among several members of edutwitter and created a bit of a stir.  Here is a link to Mr. Bennett’s original tweet.  As a classroom teacher, I’d like to give my… Continue reading Guest Post: Learning on a Prayer

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Guest Post: A Teacher’s Advice on Opposing the Herd in EdChats

By Blake Harvard If you’ve ever ventured into the land of edchats on Twitter, you’ve probably experienced the feeling of seeing someone tweet information that you either disagree with or know to be false.  How/when do you potentially question this person respectfully to ask about their tweet? What do you say? Recently on twitter I… Continue reading Guest Post: A Teacher’s Advice on Opposing the Herd in EdChats