Magazine article AMLE Magazine

Megaphone

Magazine article AMLE Magazine

Megaphone

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Amusing, interesting, and provocative comments from the field of education

"Helping a kid choose a book begins with 'What do you like?' not 'What is your level?'"

- Kylene Beers @KyleneBeers

"American schools are charged with the task of creating better human beings. And they are expected to do so in a relatively consistent way for all of young people. It is perhaps the nation's most ambitious collective project; as such, it advances slowly."

- Jack Schneider in "America's Not-So-Broken Education System." The Atlantic, June 2016.

"We're going to make mistakes in our professional lives, just as we do in our lives outside of school. Admitting our mistakes, taking steps to repair what's damaged, and striving to do better next time will earn the respect of our colleagues and friends over time."

- Todd Whitaker, "Repairing Student and Co-Worker Relationships," MiddleWeb, July 3, 2016. …

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