I have traded my Skyline red and black for Northwood green and gold.  I'm no longer a Titan, but now a Charger.  I have traded the Pacific for the…

6 Minutes

My Favorite Radical Heads to Kindergarten!

Over the past five years, Tempered Radical author Bill Ferriter has shared a thousand stories about his daughter.  Whether inviting readers to…

6 Minutes

Flipped Classroom Perspective

 At this time of year, I find myself orchestrating a return to a sense of awareness of the perspectives of others. When I am at home (in between…

3 Minutes

Let teacher leaders lead Common Core professional development

Instead of scripted lessons, what teachers really need to successfully implement the Common Core is support and professional development from other…

8 Minutes

Why ‘proficiency’ in the Common Core era is misleading

On my resume, I write that I’m proficient in Spanish.  Do I have, as some would say, an embarrassing accent? Yes. Do I forget to use the subjunctive…

8 Minutes

Underrated: The Value Of Time And Teacher Growth

Paul Barnwell highlights what several Kentucky teachers have to say about professional learning in their schools.

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Three Tips for Classroom Blogging Projects

In this refreshed, updated version of a 2013 post, sixth grade classroom teacher Bill Ferriter reminds readers that classroom blogging projects…

8 Minutes

Addressing Bias When It Comes to Anger and Black Male Students

As parents, we are trying to get to,and stay connected to, the heart of who our son is at all times – but especially when he is frustrated or angry…

8 Minutes

Consequences, Punishments, or Something New?

What's the difference between consequences and punishments? And, do students need to know the difference?

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From Rough Draft to Ready For Readers: 3 Revision Tips

Looking for resources about blogging? Read this summer writing series with tips from CTQ bloggers, and join the Collaboratory and Communications Lab…

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