On the Twittersphere
Jay Gamble @DrJayDrNo
Hey, #abed teachers. We know you deal with a lot of crap. Most parents respect what you do. Thanks for everything.
Anyone who spends 7 hours a day moulding my kid deserves my respect. Teachers rock. The. End.
Thanks, to you & other parents. We do it because we recognize the importance of our job. Teaching and learning are a passion for teachers.
First principle of education is to respect the authority of parents.
My first principle is to my students.
First principle of education is to educate the students, duh. 2nd principle is that it’s about students, not parents.
The first principle of education is the passing of knowledge to children. Parental comfort secondary.
Wrong. First principle of education is to respect the students as individuals and people. They are not the property of parents.
Dr. Justin Tarte
Allowing a kid to retake an assessment says to the kid you believe in them & their ability to do better; it says your learning is my goal.
3yr old daughter telling me about preschool today with excitement: “Mom, Jesus is a superhero!” Cath ed rocks!
Did you know Alberta’s law requires students to report cyberbullying if they witness it? Public lecture Jan 26.
Thank you @esolano_1 and the creative team at ATA for your well thought out art consideration creating the Walking Together resources!
Ads for $$$ private schools remind me that (like Ontario) it’s time to reduce the #abed #ableg subsidy of private schools to $0.
Signed out books from the @albertateachers library on Monday. They were delivered today! Great resource!
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