Ms. V.

My name is Jaime. I care about growth of the human spirit and my family.

This started as an education blog and has metamorphosesed; it’s still education, but with a form that represents all forms.

Educate yourself. Grow. Learn.

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8 Responses to “Ms. V.”

  1. Rodney Clarken, Director NMU School of Education February 15, 2011 at 11:03 am #

    I applauded your effort and spirit. I look forward to keeping up with and contributing to your blog. Thank you for sharing your insights and thoughts with us.

  2. Bob Thompson February 15, 2011 at 11:19 am #

    Great job with your new beginnings…

    Wishing you all good things in your new adventure!

    I love education too!

  3. Markisha Smith February 17, 2011 at 10:44 am #

    Great work Jaime. It makes me proud to know our education students are stepping out and finding ways to connect knowledge and practice.

  4. lvan February 17, 2011 at 9:45 pm #

    Go get ’em, JV! Show your stuff!

  5. Nick DeVault March 3, 2011 at 12:45 pm #

    Jaime-
    I’m loving what you have to say about education! It’s about time our generation starts to speak up, because what currently happening in the political limelight is going to have a major impact on our future as public employees. I stand by your side, look forward to reading more, and fight the good fight for us and our children!

  6. Yvonne Mains March 21, 2011 at 9:04 am #

    Good morning, Miss Jamie! I am tickled to see you leading the charge for education. Lately, it feels as if public education and those of us who have chosen this profession are under a coordinated attack. Don’t get me wrong. I am not an apoligist for the status quo. Public education needs reforming. I love your quote about research-based pedagogy. In recent years there has been an explosion of new ideas by the likes of Art Costa, Robert Marzano, Bena Kallick, Grant Wiggins, and Richard Stiggins. These folks are the rockstars of our profession. Unfortunately there has been a disconnect between those charged with professional development at the building level of most districts and an increasingly aging population of teachers who are unfamiliar with the new research and data. Old dogs CAN learn new tricks, and I believe that if public education is going to survive and thrive those of us at the local level are going to have to embrace change and light an educational evangelical fire under the behinds of the old guard. In addition to this, we need young, idealistic young teachers to remind us of why we entered the profession in the first place. : )

    Yvonne Mains
    Bark River-Harris

    • LVan March 22, 2011 at 10:44 am #

      We owe much of Jaime’s dedication to your mentoring and guidance. Thank you, Ms. Mains!

  7. bmoraski May 7, 2011 at 4:18 am #

    Hi Jaime, great project! Looking forward to reading your posts!

    Brittney

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