Daily Education & Technology News for Schools 02/05/2011

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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Daphne February 7, 2011 - 2:57 pm

Thanks for sharing this link. .

Priscilla Stratton February 7, 2011 - 8:45 pm

This is hilarious! I laughed so hard and it made my day! Thanks for sharing!

Parça Kontör February 8, 2011 - 1:12 pm

thanks for the post, i like it and i add my bookmark, thank you very much

Jacob Gonyea February 11, 2011 - 1:14 am

I found the 56 worst/best analogies of high school students to be quite funny! I teach middle school special education and have come across many hilarious analogies myself. What makes these analogies so great is that sometimes showing students what not to do or how mistakes can be made is a wonderful tool in modeling learning practices.

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