Category Archives: O2

May 10: Inclusion

For the last 5 years I have been fortunate to work in a school with an integrated special education program which is affectionately known to our community as Options. The Options program is a small community within our high school … Continue reading

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November 16: All Things Considered

Investing in our young people is the most important thing we can do (Scheuerman, 2014). The introduction and discussion of Horace Mann’s contributions to the foundations of our educational system brought out that key theme of investment in our youth: … Continue reading

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October 19: I Learned About Intentional Moral Education

Having no real experience with public education due to only being educated in private religiously affiliated schools, it is refreshing to discover that nationwide there are ideals agreed upon to be central to the job of educators and the lives … Continue reading

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Characteristics of an Effective Educator

As a student and an educator, I have come to find that no matter what the personality or style of an educator may be, there are several distinct characteristics that make them effective educators. The first characteristic that comes to … Continue reading

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