Marianne Mitchell

Wife, Momma, Follower of Jesus

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December 2011

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We are pushing our children…but towards what?

I saw this documentary earlier this year about the dark side of the achievement culture. It made me stop and think. We are pushing our children more and more in today’s society, but what are we pushing them toward? Personal achievement? Personal success? A “me-centered” individual? How does that jive with the equality and  ...

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Equal Access?

I’ve been thinking lately. Scary, I know. But I’ve been thinking about technology and equality. Why is it that some schools have little or no technology, while others are using the latest gadgets and have closets full of technology related items they aren’t even using. If technology is a tool that can be used to “level  ...

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Wonderful and Wacky!

What’s your attitude about teaching and technology? Should you use it? Why or why not? How do we keep kids safe online and when using technology? Don’t children already spend enough time in front of a screen? Why should we use it in the classroom too? Books and pencils, that’s what we need, right?  When it works, technology  ...

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