Each year Florida hosts Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, which includes a video PSA contest, book drive donations, and literacy awards (see blog here). The message is “just read.” This summer, North Middle School (School District of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin) is challenging its students (teachers, and Milwaukee Brewers mascot!) to “just read” and invites them to take a photo of themselves reading and share it on its Facebook page. 203 more words
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"I have been afforded an international teaching career that has given me..." TeacherReady® Teacher Jennifer Simon
Katelyn. Katelyn’s passion is playing harp. A few weeks ago she had her final recital at which she achieved the highest honor in harp, “Student of the Year.” In our team email exchanges celebrating Katelyn’s honor and recognition one email stated simply, “ passion—a great win for her.” At the centerpiece of our work with aspiring teachers, school districts and leaders is passion, purpose, worthwhile work, and making a difference. 290 more words
Sidney recently graduated from high school in Alabama and earned her cosmetology certificate. Sidney’s parents are teachers. Her grandparent’s also taught. Her aunt is a superintendent. 319 more words
“I’ve got to tell you about my great niece’s pre-k graduation ceremony!” I love to hear the excitement in the voices delivering statements like this one when folks share stories with me about… 357 more words