Jen Robinson Education, Elementary

As I enter my rookie year as an elementary principal, I find myself going back to the song “For You.” by the Barenaked Ladies. The line that stands out, “If I hide myself wherever I go, I am ever really

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Eve Rifkin Uncategorized

Last night, I went to see Rosemary’s Baby as it was meant to be seen: In 35mm on the big screen. It was kinda scary, but so far-fetched, that it was also a little funny. As I sit down to

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Invisible Leadership

Daniela A. Robles Uncategorized

Vampires, haunted houses, witches, goblins, ghosts-oh my! Tis the season to ponder what truly exists or is perhaps a figment of our imagination. As I tune out the sounds of werewolves howling, I find one reality truly frightening. The power

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Invisible Stories

John Spencer Life in the Classroom

The Need for Story I'm watching a Forty-Niners game on a late Sunday morning when someone posts a Facebook video comparing the social networking service to chairs, basketball games, picnics and other deeply human experiences. Minutes later, I look up

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Invisible Data

Amethyst Hinton Sainz Assessment, Education, Education Policy, Life in the Classroom, National Board Certification

I indulge my yearning to simply immerse myself in teaching and with my students without having to collect easily-reportable data for folks not involved in my classroom. One solution is to provide funding or change the school day to allow teachers more time to gather data for public consumption and for use in the classroom.

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