Category Archives: Library Media Center

Something for educators to think about

We live in a fast-moving, hyper-connected, ultra-informed world. Technology is not something young people ‘learn’, it is part of their fiber and being. Educators need to be aware and come to the table with learning tools that speak to our … Continue reading

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Should our schools be agents for social change?

Wow. We have had an interesting, extended conversation in the comments of a recent blog post titled, The FY 2013 salary schedule has been posted. Several blog participants got into a detailed sidebar discussion that we thought deserved its own … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Active Learner

This video will enlighten you as to the type of students most teachers face in the classroom today. It is incumbent upon our schools to deliver a quality education in the way that students today learn and process information. Instead … Continue reading

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Is DeKalb Following Georgia Law Regarding RIFs?

What is happening with the DeKalb County School System reductions in force (RIFs)? More to the point, why is DeKalb County School System blatantly breaking the law? Maybe school system leaders are acting too quickly due to incredible pressure to … Continue reading

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The Law of Unintended Consequences: Here We Go. Again.

For just about any other school system, these stories would be unbelieveable.  DeKalb School Watch has been receiving emails telling us about the incredible, unorganized, insensitive, haphazard, and highly unprofessional RIF’ing and rearranging of school staff the week before they … Continue reading

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