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NC-ACTE Spring 2011 Conference
Today’s students ARE NOT the Dumbest Generation http://www.flickr.com/photos/chavezonico/2595074421/sizes/l/ They can be inspired by technology to ponder, imagine, reflect, analyze, memorize, recite and create—but only after we build a bridge between what they know about new tools and what we know about good teaching .
If one walks into a school, can they recognize that the students are receiving a world-class public education that is preparing them for the global economy? What resources are needed to make our schools world-class? Does a world-class public education even exist? Wake Education Partnership
The Tempered Radical http://snipurl.com/temperedradical Twitter Username: @plugusin Email: [email_address] Bill Ferriter has about a dozen titles—Solution Tree PLC author and associate, ASCD columnist, senior fellow of the Teacher Leaders Network—but he checks them all at the door each morning when he walks into his sixth- grade classroom ! Bill Ferriter