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If you need proof standardized testing is setting students up for failure, just ask the students. For more info goto

Contributed by Elizabeth Erwin


Teaching underprivileged children at Casa Hogar in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Contributed by Hannah Spear

Who dares to teach

Thiis quote by John Cotton Dana expresses the idea that teachers must be willing to have an open mind for when they walk into the classroom. Also, this quote acknowledges the idea that teachers are students in a sense that they do not know everything. Another point is that teachers must be willing to keep learning, to stay sharp, and become smarter than what they were yesterday as to inspire the students to do the same.

Contributed by Mark Gregoire

This video tackles the idea of a teacher's salary and the important responsibilites of a teacher. This video is motivating to all entering the field of education, to stay in this field,and to expect more from their students. Also, teachers are the people who are responsible for creating the leaders of tomorrow, so they are invaluable and amazing.

Contributed by Mark Gregoire

Aristotle on Teaching

A nice alternative to the old "those who can't--teach" logic.

Contributed by Savannah Bettin

Children understand complex geopolitical problems at a very young age. Maybe we should listen to their ideas for peace.

Contributed by Katlyn Powers

Art gives students a creative outlet, a chance to learn problem solving, history and more. Why isn't it just as important in our education system as math?

Contributed by Shayna Rose Horowitz

TEDTalks on Education

Rita Pierson explains the power a teacher figure has in the life of a child.

Contributed by Shayna Rose Horowitz

Our System's Lack of Culture

"What makes it so difficult for us to catch up in education? Our lack of a pervasive education culture."

Contributed by Shayna Rose Horowitz

Teachers need valuable feedback in order to improve their teaching skills.

Contributed by Shayna Rose Horowitz