Highway of Collaboration

Lisa Moberg Uncategorized

After attaining my National Board Teaching certification, I have found that teaching will never be the same. “That’s a good thing!” some will think. Yes, it is, but it’s also very challenging as you realize you have three roads to

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The Rising Tide: Certification

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

  An education “reformer” floated a proposal to the Governor’s Classrooms First Council that would allow local education agencies (LEAs) to certify teachers independently.  The Council agreed that local certification wasn’t a solution and would cause more harm than good. 

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My daughter did somewhat redeem my #cakefail with a deft spatula and fresh raspberries.


Amethyst Hinton Sainz Assessment, Life in the Classroom, Mentoring, Professional Development

    Ever since the Bill Murray movie, Groundhog Day has become an icon for the repetitive patterns in which we find ourselves, patterns which must be improved incrementally over time, because they are so much a part of how we operate.

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Dream Big

Donnie Dicus Uncategorized

Do you ever find yourself day dreaming about the “perfect” school that you would like to work at? How would that school be different from the one that you are currently teaching? I have spent many hours laying in bed

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The Best Shot We’ve Got

Jess Ledbetter Uncategorized

A few days ago, I had a really nice walk down memory lane—ASU Tempe Teachers College—while attending a meeting with my dissertation chair. I was overcome with feelings of nostalgia! As I walked around in my old footsteps, I thought

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