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Should schools be run more like businesses?
Perhaps you have heard it said that schools should be run more like businesses--that public schools are soft, undisciplined, ineffective and would do well to refocus their attention on the bottom line...
2/24/13 at 9:24 PM How to use your fear of loss for fun and profit 2/14/13 at 1:06 PM
5 ways to trick your brain into finishing what you start 1/31/13 at 9:51 AM
Hovercrafts, Children and Other Magic Science
Had I realized I would be explaining the inner workings of a hovercraft to a classroom of adorable first-graders at Gussner Elementary School here in Jamestown, I would have prepared a little bit more...
12/2/12 at 7:19 PM School Lunches: The Picky Eater's Dilemma 9/14/12 at 9:49 AM
A Child's Senseless Death 4/24/12 at 10:00 AM
Letting Go, Letting Life
The trek was over. I got back to Zhuhai, my home in China for the past eleven months. But though I was done trekking, I wasn't through with traveling: I had 48 left in China to ready for a long journ...
10/6/12 at 9:21 AM Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around 9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
Bamboo U 5/5/12 at 8:53 AM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 2:16 PM Getting your school news published the easy way - Areavoices Digest #87 8/22/12 at 1:34 PM
More from the Oil Boom, Junkfest and a Little Something for Teachers - Areavoices Digest #83 7/25/12 at 11:53 AM
WI Teacher Resigns Citing Stress, Health Care, Uncertainty
WATCH VIDEO HERE (first published on WIvoices.org) Stephanie Kline resigned from her position as an 8th grade math teacher at New Richmond Middle School in Wisconsin. Her last day of teaching is June...
5/31/12 at 9:52 AM
God is recession-proof
Paying for my son and daughters college education seemed completely impossible four years ago, but it was still the desire of my heart. Yet there I was, quitting my part-time job in October 2007 becau...
11/15/11 at 9:30 AM Crisis in a closet 11/18/10 at 10:01 PM