Inspiration, The Podcast: Novelty

Do you want to breathe new life into your classrooms? Check out our free podcast on “Novelty” from our “Inspiration” series (embedded below). If you want to learn more, click here to sign up for our new PD scheduled on January 26, 2017. Administrators and teachers will not only learn new strategies and examples for infusing classrooms with inspirational traits, they will also leave with one of our new teaching guidebooks, Inspiration: Breathing New Life into Classrooms (included in registration fee), designed to help teachers (and schools) transform their practice.
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Inspiration, The Podcast: Curiosity

Do you want to breathe new life into your classrooms? Check out our free podcast on “Curiosity” from our “Inspiration” series (embedded below). If you want to learn more, click here to sign up for our new PD scheduled on January 26, 2017. Administrators and teachers will not only learn new strategies and examples for infusing classrooms with inspirational traits, they will also leave with one of our new teaching guidebooks, Inspiration: Breathing New Life into Classrooms (included in registration fee), designed to help teachers (and schools) transform their practice.
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Inspiration, The Podcast: Joy

Do you want to breathe new life into your classrooms? Check out our free podcast on “Joy” from our “Inspiration” series (embedded below). If you want to learn more, click here to sign up for our new PD scheduled on January 26, 2017. Administrators and teachers will not only learn new strategies and examples for infusing classrooms with inspirational traits, they will also leave with one of our new teaching guidebooks, Inspiration: Breathing New Life into Classrooms (included in registration fee), designed to help teachers (and schools) transform their practice.
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Re-Thinking Homework: The Podcast

Check out our short podcast on Re-Thinking Homework, and don’t forget to register for our PD event on September 20!

Listen through the web via the player below, or download the Archive.org app for your phone (Apple, Android):

Re-Thinking Homework: Book Review

Article by Michael Ross

In this post, CUES consultant Michael Ross reviews the upcoming guidebook Re-Thinking Homework. We are also offering a new professional development session by the same name on October 20, 2016 – but registration ends on Friday, October 14th. All participants get a copy of this new guidebook. Sign up today!
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Re-Thinking Homework: Introduction

Below is the introduction from our new teaching guidebook entitled Re-Thinking Homework. The book will be available soon, and the first copies are included for those who enroll in our new professional development opportunity by the same name. If you’d like to attend our session on “Re-Thinking Homework,” click here.
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Re-Thinking Homework

A Two-Day Learning Experience: The Midwest Leadership Summit

By Gale Jorgensen and Dorothy Reynolds

On June 8th and 9th, we had the opportunity to work with over 300 school and district leaders from Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren counties at the Midwest Leadership Summit held at Princeton High School. What an inspiring event!
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Getting to know the neighborhood

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NPR recently sat down with Christopher Emdin to talk about his new book, For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood… And the Rest of Y’All Too. You can read a summary and listen to the interview here, or you can read a transcript here. The article starts off recounting a time Emdin got in trouble for acting like a “clown” in school. The teacher was annoyed that Emdin had quickly jumped under his desk after a door slammed in the hallway. What the teacher didn’t know was that Emdin’s apartment had a shooting outside just a few days earlier, and Emdin’s action was instinctual, and based on fear. He thought the slamming door was gunfire. This anecdote really accentuates the divide that can exist between teachers and their urban students.

Angels and Superheroes

CUES-Cast, Season 1, Episode 4: Interview with Jack Jose and Krista Taylor from Gamble Montessori High School about “Angels and Superheroes,” a website for “Compassionate Educators in an Era of Standardized Testing and Evaluation.”
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