Clarity through Focus Groups (part 1)

Yolanda Wheelington Assessment, Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Professional Development, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership, Uncategorized

Focus group questions projected on the Smartboard?   Check. Handouts with the questions so the teachers can follow along?    Check. The Asian food I had ordered for our group was out and other snacks are ready to be eaten. Clean tables

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When the Political is Personal, and the Personal is Political

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Life in the Classroom, National Board Certification, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership

I think many of us have had conversations in schools, in neighborhoods, and around towns lately regarding the #RedforEd movement. As I became a National Board Certified Teacher, I learned that it is my responsibility and privilege to advocate for

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