Educational Malpractice

Lisa Moberg Assessment, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Mathematics, Mentoring, Parent Involvment, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

“Educational malpractice” was how one parent in a New York City education forum described the implementation of Common Core standards in our current educational system.  I agree with this description, especially with the lack of scaffolding of the transition of

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Learning Revival!

Lisa Moberg Assessment, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Mathematics, Mentoring, National Board Certification, Parent Involvment, Professional Development, Science, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership, Web/Tech

Call me crazy, but when I have 40+ students gathered together in my primary classroom for an afterschool club, I am happy.  These kids, ranging from Kindergarten to 7th grade, are generating high levels of excitement about their shared interest-

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Teacher Eval: Hunger Games Style

Alaina Adams Assessment, Education, Elementary, Games, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Mathematics, Mentoring, National Board Certification, Parent Involvment, Professional Development, Social Issues, Sports, Teacher Leadership

Yes, the geeky-English teacher that I am has jumped all over The Hunger Games craze. Yes, I’ve coerced all of my students into buying the book to use in class, most of us have seen the movie, plan to blog

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