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Life as a Classroom

Life as a Classroom

Pin for Later: 20 Times Celebrities Absolutely Nailed It With Graduation Speeches Oprah Winfrey

they are just diminishing you from being that awesome person you could be

Quotes About Taking Chances : QUOTATION – Image : Quotes Of the day – Description "Don't let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice." -Steve Jobs Sharing is Power – Don’t forget to share this quote !

Monday Morning Inspiration: This Is Water Worth the 9 1/2 minutes of your time today.  Its a brief film that brings to life part of the famous 2005 This is Water commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace at Kenyon College that year. Deciding how to see it is a critical part of keeping perspective as an educator, but as Wallace says, remembering to do that day in and day out is challenging.http://www.allensteachingfiles.com/2013/05/monday-morning-inspiration-this-is-water.html

Simple Awareness: David Foster Wallace on the Value and Responsibility of Being Educated (video)

I love TED Talks but there are so many. These are the ones to watch if you only have so much time!

15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

I love TED Talks but there are so many. These are the ones to watch if you only have so much time! I love TED Talks but there are so many. These are the ones to watch if you only have so much time!

“It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention.”

“It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention.

One of my favorites... Importance of logic!

We need to teach critical thinking and logic in school. Yes, too many people would still shun any logic or evidence that didn't support what they want to be true, but it would surely be a step in the right direction.

Steve Jobs in a TV report about Apple Computer's demise (1985)

Steve Jobs in a TV report about Apple Computer's demise

I am deeply, deeply inspired by Malala Yousafzai. This is a clip from her talking with Jon Stewart about the importance of education in diffusing terrorism and empowering women. She's 16. Wow. Wow. Wow. (Click through to watch the video.)

Malala Yousafzai talking with Jon Stewart about the importance of education in diffusing terrorism and empowering women. (Click through to watch the video.

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