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LIVE & LEARN: Courage, Easily Spoken of But Difficult to Act Upon

LIVE & LEARN: Courage, Easily Spoken of But Difficult to Act Upon

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

On this snow day, educator Riley O’Casey muses about what it takes to find the courage to stand up for your convictions.

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LIVE & LEARN: When Did Education Become an Extracurricular Activity?

LIVE & LEARN: When Did Education Become an Extracurricular Activity?

Many years ago, I received an email from a parent that said, “Please don’t give my child too much homework. He is involved in many extracurricular activities and homework gets in the way.”

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LIVE & LEARN: School Year Offers New Beginnings for Students, Parents, Teachers

LIVE & LEARN: School Year Offers New Beginnings for Students, Parents, Teachers

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

The beginning of the school year is exciting and new and overwhelming, all at the same time.

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LIVE & LEARN: Children, Teachers More Than Test Scores

LIVE & LEARN: Children, Teachers More Than Test Scores

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

In Prince William County, teachers are evaluated every three years with several informal, or pop-in, observations every year.

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LIVE & LEARN: It Really Takes a Village to Educate a Child

LIVE & LEARN: It Really Takes a Village to Educate a Child

Each school, a microcosm of our global village, relies on classified staff to work with teachers in nurturing our youth. In schools, it takes a village to educate a child. Teachers cannot do it alone.

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Live & Learn: We Teach for the Students, Not the Politicians

Live & Learn: We Teach for the Students, Not the Politicians

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

The scariest proposal that Governor McDonnell supports is bringing Teach for America to Virginia.

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Live & Learn: Education Reform or Listening to Those Who Know Best

Live & Learn: Education Reform or Listening to Those Who Know Best

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments | Live & Learn

Teachers and students know education best, and it’s about time that their input is not only asked but taken seriously.

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