Teacher Whisperers Wanted

Alaina Adams Assessment, Books, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Mentoring, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

To dramatically improve teaching and learning nationwide, structural changes and out-of-the-box thinking are needed. The most quality solutions will involve new layers of teacher support and leadership. I think the chart below speaks for itself. I mean, if horses have

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What Would Your IEP Say?

Alaina Adams Education, Education Policy, Life in the Classroom, Professional Development, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership

So I show up for work this morning and immediately have to deal with a challenging student. This kid is the typical, “emotionally disturbed” kid who is strategically placed so that if he throws himself onto the floor in an

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Score Release

Jen Robinson Uncategorized

Today’s blog is written for the teachers at my school, across the state and the country awaiting the National Board score release. There is nothing I can say that will make the wait any easier. I remember finding out early

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Game of Thrones

Donnie Dicus Uncategorized

"When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground." That's what George R.R. Martin writes in his intriguing fantasy series, A Song of Fire and Ice. He writes about a land that is

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Daniela A. Robles Uncategorized

“The day after the premiere I was walking onto campus and stopped. I stopped and took in the image of Mitchell School. I paused, because in that moment I realized that our little school, Mitchell, was doing something extraordinary- becoming

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