Teachers continue to advocate for fair funding for education and educator pay.
Oklahoma lawmakers made plans to vote Friday on bills that could earmark more money for education. But it’s not clear if the measures will satisfy complaints by the state’s teachers, which have led to walkouts and widespread protests this week.
So PROUD of Oklahoma teachers. Since I was a kid, they’ve been in the bottom 2 nationally in pay. Nothing has changed. And now, no raise in 10 years! Budget cuts. Where is the $$$? Great teachers are leaving the state.
Read more: Oklahoma’s Teachers Continue Walkout
“Time given to thought is the greatest time saver of all.” – Norman Cousins
“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Derek Bok
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Source: Famous Quotes Related to Critical Thinking
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” – LADY BIRD JOHNSON
“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” – Roger Lewin
“The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too” – Voltaire
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything one learned in school.”
“No problem can be solved by the same consciousness that created it. We need to see the world anew.” – ALBERT EINSTEIN
Teaching is a performance profession
At a very basic level, every teacher with a smartphone has the ability to create a video of herself/himself teaching. Even without a coach, that video can become a tool for teacher self-improvement On a higher level, technology also makes it possible to combine multiple camera views, Bluetooth microphones, and cloud-based storage to enable virtual coaching complete with discussion threads.
“In my life long study of human beings, I have found that no matter how hard they try, they have found no way yet to prevent the arrival of Monday morning. And they do try, of course, but Monday always comes…” Jeff Lindsay http://www.yanglish.com/tag/monday-quote/ Monday Quote