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Featured Blog Posts – February 2011 Archive (2)

A Personal Message: Please Join Me

 

Editors Note: I know that I am preaching to the choir since most people that read this are on Twitter already. 



In the past week much has been made of the fact that as an Orthodox Jewish Educator living in Memphis TN. that I have over 1,300 followers on Twitter. Yes I am still amazed and humbled by this fact and at times when I am asked why people follow me I have a tough time answering. 

However when I am asked why I tweet or what I tweet about the answer is easy. I…

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Added by Akevy Greenblatt on February 16, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Five Ways to Bring African-Americans Back to the Teaching Profession

President Obama, recently said in a speech, “If you want to make a difference in the life of our nation, if you want to make a difference in the life of a child, become a teacher. Our country needs you.”

 

The President and his Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have backed up this declaration by launching their TEACH campaign. The program was launched in the fall of 2010 to persuade more minorities - particularly males - to enter education. The federal government has launched…

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Added by Mary Rice-Boothe on February 11, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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