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Teaching in 2030

Rarely have policymakers listened to or does the general public get to hear America’s best teachers in our public discourse over educational reform.…


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New slide: School's epic data fail

I wanted to be a bit visually creative today, so I put a slide together to go with my Your Data Dream, My Data Nightmare post.  Hope you enjoy it:…


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Book review: Raising the bar and closing the gap

In preparation for our upcoming conversation with Rick and Becky DuFour on the steps that schools can take to develop effective systems of…


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RTI Issue of PD Sourcebook features TLN experts

If you haven’t spotted the spring issue of Education Week’s Professional Development Sourcebook, it’s well worth your attention, with many useful…


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More examples of vocabulary trick

This is an extension of my recent post about the vocabulary exercise I've been using with my students.  My process was this: 1. Pick words my…


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Learning about interventions with the DuFours!

Having worked in a professional learning community for almost six years now, I can tell you that nothing is more challenging for traditional…


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Empower ELL students to learn

TLN Forum member Larry Ferlazzo's popular teaching resources blog began with a strong focus on teaching English Language Learners and then exploded…


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Carrots don’t work when you don’t have arms to grab them

I’m still puzzling over Amanda Ripley’s Time Magazine cover story on bribing kids to do well in school. Three of the four cities (New York, Dallas,…


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5 questions to ask BEFORE buying IWBs

Interactive Whiteboards played a large role in my professional thinking this week after I received an email from a district level technology leader…


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