So, you’ve been teaching now for almost 3 months. How are you doing? If you’re like most teachers, you’ve won some battles, figured out some students, are getting more sleep now, etc. 223 more words
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There’s nothing like a good bit of research and a nice neat model to sucker me in. The report on the impact of different types of leaders on turning around failing schools by Alex Hill and Ben Laker… 530 more words
In a controversial but anticipated move, the board of directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ratified a moratorium on charter school expansion on Oct. 397 more words
Smart Classroom Management – Michael Linsin has recently written this wonderful post that gives some wonderful direction for the first weeks of school.
I know that I’ve often said that I felt like a “wicked witch of the north” the first month of school. 112 more words
Sometimes the solutions that are the most obvious are also the most difficult for people to see. Take public education, for example. Our educational system has utilized the same methods of instruction that were instituted over 150 years ago when compulsory attendance laws were first put into place. 758 more words