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We Are More Than Dr. King

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

I was blessed to grow up in the rich African American (Black) culture that resides in the Washington, D.C. area. I saw our good and bad, our strengths and weaknesses, our beauty and shame wherever I looked. I was secure…I

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The Smart Phone Battle

Mike Vargas Uncategorized

Leave the Book at Home – BYOD If you’re like me and teach in today’s high school system, you have no choice but to deal with the cell phone epidemic every single day. Today’s electronic devices are incredibly powerful. They

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Sidekick

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Mentoring, National Board Certification, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

It’s 7:00 am on a gray and chilly Saturday morning and I’m rushing out the door, dressed and coffee in hand.  As I kiss my sleepy daughter and husband goodbye, my husband exclaims, “Have fun being a sidekick!” We have

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Student Led…School Events?

Jess Ledbetter Uncategorized

Back in December, I had an amazing, unexpected experience that really shifted my thinking about school events, teacher responsibilities, and student leadership. It all started on a chilly morning before school. I had signed up to help with a school

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