Teaching IS designing

Whether you teach in a traditional classroom or online, you have experienced what it's like to design a brilliant lesson that resonated with your…


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Introducing Common Core Reading Skills to Teachers [ACTIVITY]

In April, I'll be delivering a two-day training session in California that is designed to introduce science and social studies teachers to the role…


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A Pirate's Life for Me - Finding Treasure in My Classroom

Arrgggghhhhh. I’m feeling very "Piratey" these days. School is back after winter break, and my new 8th grade engineering students are completing the…


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Voice of Equity in Public Education Gets Stronger

In a quiet, but profoundly powerful merger, two of the leading voices for equity in education have become a united force for good. The Forum for…


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Voice of Equity in Public Education Gets Stronger

In a quiet, but profoundly powerful merger, two of the leading voices for equity in education have become a united force for good. The Forum for…


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What does 2014 hold for the teaching profession?

CTQ CEO and partner Barnett Berry offers four bold predictions about changes in the teaching profession in 2014.


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New Slide: Hunches in a PLC

Felt like being a bit creative today, so I whipped up an image on my PAD to support my recent post on the role that hunches should play in driving…


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7 Steps Accomplished Teachers (may not know they) Take After Winter Break

“It’s like they haven’t even been here before. It’s like they forgot everything I taught them!” These were cries of frustration I heard last week in…


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LA's Finest: A makeover for the profession?

The iPad initiative grabs the headlines, but a much bigger story is unfolding in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) where efforts are…


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Maintaining Instructional Balance During the Test Prep Super Bowl

Within Kentucky and other states around the nation, students, teachers, and administrators are in their respective locker rooms, gearing up for…


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