Confessions of a 'Twilight'-loving English teacher

One of the rites of passage for new members of the Teacher Leaders Network Forum is to pen an essay for our TLN partnership page at Teacher Magazine.…


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TWIT: Small tokens = big memories

One of the things that defines me is the silver dollar that I carry in my pocket most every day.  I’ve been carrying one for the better part of my 16…


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Testing industry misadventures

Ken Bernstein's review of Making the Grades: My Misadventures in the Standardized Testing Industry will intrigue and very possibly disturb you, if…


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New structure, new classroom life

Over Thanksgiving I reflected on the fact that in the last month or so, things have gotten too ragged in my classroom. Students became lax about…


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