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What’s Your VISION?

Sixty years ago, teachers and students were imagining what the world would be like in the future. I think they envisioned space travel, visiting distant galaxies, living the life of the Jetsons. In 2... Read More...

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Our Future Global Leaders

As educators, parents (and grandparents), it’s never too early to start our kids on the path to global learning within our own communities. Even in preschool, our children are learning valuable attri... Read More...

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THE OLD MAN AND THE KID

The Old Man is me. The Kid is my eight–year-old granddaughter Kyndall Faith Knight. The story was written from an experience during a family vacation in the East Tennessee Mountains last summer. ... Read More...

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From the Publisher

“The nation that has the schools has the future.” —Bismarck That’s a fine quote, and more relevant now that it was in Bismark’s day. I might add that the nation that has the teachers ha... Read More...

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From the Editor

Let this be the year that we change our outcomes by changing our expectations – of our staffs, of our students, and especially of ourselves. Instead of accepting the status quo, let’s ask the questio... Read More...

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Talking about Alcohol: The Role of Teachers

It’s sometimes easy to lose track of time. One minute you’re assigning homework, the next you’re focused on teaching an important concept while managing your classroom. It’s important to take your ... Read More...

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What Science Should We Teach?

If we tried to teach everything we are asked to teach, very few students would be able learn all the material in a typical grade’s science curricula. This is especially true considering we have only ... Read More...

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Finding Help for Failing Schools is Literally in Your Own Backyard

An inner city school of ethnic minorities and working-poor families at the bottom of the test score ladder is probably one of the types of schools we’re talking about in the failing school category. ... Read More...

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From the Editor - Spring 2015

For those of us in the school biz, we conclude yet another year of excitement, worry and anticipation. Did 2014/2015 meet your expectations? Did you perform well? Did your team? What changes did you ... Read More...

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FROM THE EDITOR - Winter 2014

We've had a great deal of discussion about the main topic in this issue, The Future of Education Technology . We believe having some insight into the future is essential. As administrators, you are ... Read More...

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FROM THE EDITOR - Fall 2014

After a well-deserved summer break, educators are back to continue what, I believe, is truly a labor of love – that of teaching our children and preparing them for the rest of their lives. Each of us... Read More...

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FROM THE EDITOR - Spring 2014

From stem to stern, education’s about the people. And as educators, we are in the people business. It’s not about the school. Or the classrooms. It’s not about the curriculum. Or the technology. It’s... Read More...

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FROM THE EDITOR - Winter 2013

We’ve reached the midpoint of a remarkable year in education. In this issue, you’ll find resources that will help you meet your challenges for the remainder of this year and well into the 2014 – 2015... Read More...

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FROM the EDITOR - Fall 2013

Time seems to quicken as I age. Wasn’t it just yesterday our students were getting out for summer? End of Grade testing. Saying their goodbyes. Family vacations. But where did summer go ? Can they r... Read More...

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From the Editor - Winter 2012

SEEN is pleased to present our GREEN Schools issue! It has never been more important to address environmental issues and many schools have found innovative ways to teach their students environmental ... Read More...

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