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PodcastPD episode

We discussed The Socratic Oath in a detailed podcast interview. We are thrilled to announce that PodcastPD episode is available 3/27 on a variety of platforms.

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The Controversy between Walk Up and Walk Out

An accomplished writer, even at her relatively young age, Sydney attacks the notion that students are in some way responsible for the shooters that have terrorized their classmates. It’s a timely message for sure, and something that all teaching candidates will need to think about as we approach a new way of looking at both students and teachers. Sydney’s article was originally published on the Drew Acorn, the official student newspaper at the university. #amplify #talk2teachers

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What You’ve Earned

Have you ever experienced a lack of respect for your professional judgment as a teacher? It seems to beg the question: “who is really in control of our classrooms?”. Teacher Danielle Codey shares her experience. #amplify #talk2teachers

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Guest Blog 2: Control

Have you ever experienced a lack of respect for your professional judgment as a teacher? It seems to beg the question: “who is really in control of our classrooms?”. Teacher Danielle Codey shares her experience. #amplify #talk2teachers

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Guest Blog: Curriculum

We are living in a time when virtually any piece of information can be researched. We no longer need to memorize facts and figures the way we once did. Still, our curriculum seem to harp on texts, characters, and plot. Nowadays, because information is literally at our fingertips, what becomes important is processing that information, manipulating that information for an intended purpose, and using it to make informed decisions for a better world.

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Amplify 2018

It’s been an amazing first year here at the Academy of Professional Teachers. We’ve accomplished so much and we are looking forward to expanding even more as we collectively attack 2018.

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A Small Part of Our Story: Why We Need a Socratic Oath

The Socratic Oath, so named after the father of Western education. In addition to a training around Design Thinking in the classroom, we will use the Stanford d.school process to create a product that you will be credited for as a collaborator, and which you can use in your resume and professional credentials. Remember, space is limited, and a completed application is no guarantee of acceptance into the event.

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