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A few years ago, I found myself at a luncheon with Reid Hoffman, the owner of LinkedIn, as the keynote speaker. He talked about how our education networks open so many doors for professionals in the field. As connected and constant learners, we have huge networks, meeting new people...

As a veteran educator of over 25 years, I know that curriculum can make a monumental difference for teachers and students. There have been many reports in recent years that revealed that educators are increasingly using their own instructional materials, often finding resources and lessons...

As a veteran educator in Columbia, South Carolina, my school has invested much time and energy into raising the expectations for our students over the past several years by raising our academic standards. But that alone is not enough; equally as important to ensuring all...

Every year, regardless of my students' ability levels, I start with community class time. Community class time is when students learn trust, seek help, and gain the skills to be responsible in their daily lives. If we want our children to master high academic standards,...