What Counts?

Jen Robinson Uncategorized

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. Albert Einstein When I read this it made me STOP and think. How do we use data to inform our instruction and impact our student’s

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Delyssa Begay Uncategorized

Autumn and the Good Ol’ Days … Last week, while anticipating the arrival of the three day Labor Day weekend, I reminisced with a colleague about my initial intention of becoming a teacher. I was a recent college graduate seeking

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Sitting… Waiting… Wishing…

Jen Robinson Uncategorized

Sitting… Waiting… Wishing… Think about our students, the students in your class, are they sitting, waiting, wishing? In the publication The Teachers of 2030, Barnett Berry’s statement, “The rules and tools of the No Child Left Behind Act have reinforced

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Bobblehead Begone!

Molly Reed Uncategorized

I encourage risk taking from day one with students. I dare them to try new things and to experiment with the unknown. Yet, during my first five years as an educator, I avoided being a risk taker in a way.

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The (High) Cost of Teaching

Donnie Dicus Uncategorized

Every August, I have two major worries. First, I worry about the students. Will they be well-behaved? Will they have basic skills like letter sounds and addition mastered? Will they need intereventions? Will I connect with them easily? These worries go

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