Teacher Leaders “Reform”

Greg Broberg Uncategorized

I recently participated in an amazing Twitter chat with Patrick Riccards (@Eduflack).  The topic related to educational reform.  The most significant take-away from this chat was the subtle reminder that as teacher leaders we need to take responsibility for “re-forming”

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Can Teaching Follow Medicine’s Prescription?

Greg Broberg Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, National Board Certification, Professional Development

Ron Thorpe recently published a provocative piece in Phi Delta Kappan where he outlined key components for a plan to fully professionalize teaching in America. His proposals are highlighted by extended residencies for preservice teachers, and a pathway that leads all educators towards advanced certification. Personally,

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What We Say Matters

Greg Broberg Uncategorized

“Intervention?  That sounds like another word for special education.” These were the words of a parent at a Curriculum Night presentation.  Her comment came after being told that students would be placed into a new program designed for either intervention

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PLC’s Need TLC

Greg Broberg Uncategorized

Not long ago some colleagues were sharing with me their experiences from a training class related to Professional Learning Communities (PLC).   The conversation was not negative, but focused on the way that some concerns by teachers were being reframed by

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The Illusion of “Easy”

Greg Broberg Uncategorized

There are some that would have us believe that teaching using the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) can be “easy”.  In some ways this belief has been fostered by the plethora of curriculum packages, websites and publications that seek to

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