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Alan Jolley Hangs Up His Chalk

Connecticut teachers can retire with maximum benefits after 37.5 years of service.

When Al Jolley retired this month — for the 2nd time; he taught 1 or 2 classes a year since his 1st retirement 5 years ago — he’d been an educator for nearly 52 years. 756 more words


No Longer Negotiable

This past school year, I had the pleasure of going through Principles to Actions again with another group of teachers involved in the book study.  We had great discussions, and the wonderful, adventurous teachers I work with collaborated, created, and tried new things.     148 more words

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When Math Worlds Collide

originally posted July 20, 2016

I travel a lot.

I live in two mathematical worlds.  I’ve invested substantial time in both.  I have friends in both.   1,025 more words

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What is the point of lesson plans?

For new teachers of the deaf, lesson planning can be a daunting task. But with time, it becomes more automatic and comfortable. Until then, here are some reminders of why lesson planning is so important. 438 more words

5 Tech Tools for Math Instruction

Technology has the potential to provide new methods and strategies for math instruction. These following list are tools that I have used to prepare, organize, and teach math. 608 more words

Concrete to Abstract


When presenting operations with signed numbers, an instructor must deal with the issue of notation as well, to allow for the plus and minus having two different meanings; this has to be addressed. 837 more words