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10 Qualities of Highly Effective Teachers

What makes a teacher highly effective in the classroom? I...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 25 Jun

Put Some Self-Care Into Your Summer

I never felt like I had much of a break when I was in the classroom. Thanksgiving break...
Kelisa Wing
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By Kelisa Wing | 18 Jun

Saying Goodbye to Another School Year

Do you feel it? That rush of excitement and worry all rolled up into one as another...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 30 May

Expanding the Math Classroom with STEM or STEAM

A focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...
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By Deb Mcginley | 11 May 18

Assessing Diligence in the Math Classroom

I believe that one of the most important ways that teachers...
Dan Kennedy
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By Dan Kennedy | 9 May 18
Keishla Ceaser-Jones
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By Keishla Ceaser-Jones | 30 Apr 18

It Is Better To Aim High And Fail

It was a beautiful spring afternoon when a colleague approached me after a busy day of...
Chris Gleason
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By Chris Gleason | 30 Apr 18

Memorization in Mathematics

I believe that one of the most important ways that teachers engage with high-performing...
Dan Kennedy
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By Dan Kennedy | 23 Apr 18