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Lighting the Flame: Embrace change

Education Reform-embrace change

It is curious to me that those individuals most seeking education reform are also those most resistant to change. Pundits spout the importance of change, but when change is actually enacted they
blog away about the importance of saving public schools as we know them. It simply cannot be both.

Teachers and those who teach teachers have three choices.
1.  Embrace the change
2.  Writhe in agony
3.   Quit

I am reminded of the quote by Arthur Burt.  "Nothing happens until the pain of remaining the same outweighs the pain of change." Change is difficult, yet it is continual.  Fredrick Douglas said, "If there is no struggle, there is no progress."

One of my colleagues, +Jessica Wright @jessicampitts latest blog
 Healthy Teacher, Happy Teacher: Love  is about LOVE. Teachers need to
use social media to empower our profession.  Embrace the change! Blog about the great things going on in education! Tweet about the great moments in your classroom.  Most importantly, LOVE the teaching profession.

*After publishing this  post, Sarah Nelson, @mrsnelsontchr,  posted this

"It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change,"Charles Darwin Ts need to embrace it


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