Tag Archives : Students

Why Developing Student Character Outweighs Test Scores

Episode 006: Character Education Jeff Baxter 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year Twitter: @MobyJeff On the program this week, Teachers of the Year Radio welcomes Jeff Baxter, an AP Language and Composition Teacher at Leavenworth High School who is the 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year.  Jeff also holds a Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of […]

On Teaching Students & Teachers

This post comes courtesy of WDET Radio’s Detroit Today Gary Abud, had an interesting path to becoming a teacher. He says that it started with an eye disease that required a cornea transplant at a young age, which led him to being interested in science and wanting to be a physician. It was only after […]

Kids Answer Question, “What’s Your Vision For ____?” With Inspiring Talks at Charity Event

The Grosse Pointe Public School System is leading an original project—the Nspire Talks Conference—this February 6th to amplify student voice, showcase their public schools, and benefit the Michigan Eye Bank. Last year, high school students from around Metro Detroit gathered to share their original speeches at the first GP Nspire Talks Conference with a live audience and raise […]

Teacher Leadership Challenge | April 28, 2014

This multipart series is intended to help teachers grow their leadership practice and ignite conversations about education online, through blogging, and in person. The goal of a teacher leader is to improve the learning of all students through their efforts, collaboration, and influence. The 2014 Teacher Leadership Challenge is a weekly installment activity that poses a prompt […]

12 Amazing Young People Who Will Inspire You 1

In 2013, the first-ever Nspire Talks Conference was held at Grosse Pointe North High School in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. The event, a new concept on student voice, was designed after TED Talks and motivated by Kid President. The GPNpsire Talks Conference was a for-students by-students event. It was also a benefit for two inspiring […]

Share Your School Spirit With Ford Driving Skills for Life on Instagram

I was selected for this sponsored post by Hay There Social Media.  All opinions expressed here are my own. How Students Can Participate In the Instagram Campaign Capture school spirit images with a mobile phone camera Share your school spirit with Ford Driving Skills for Life (@FordDSFL) on Instagram Show your school spirit on Instagram during Local […]