The Letter of Resignation I Wanted to Write

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

It’s hard for me to believe, but after twenty years of teaching, this is my last week as a teacher.  I wrote my letter of resignation a few months ago.  It was a short, simple statement beginning with my intention

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Fostering and Developing Classroom Community in Our Brave New World

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Elementary, Games, Life in the Classroom, Social Issues

Teaching is about relationships and community. As Carla Shalaby says in her fabulous book Troublemakers, “It is deeply relational, human work” (p. 172). I’m struggling to hit the right notes as we consider moving to online or distance learning (aka

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