The Montgomery Institute for Culturally Responsive Teaching

How can you be sure that your school is implementing culturally responsive teaching practices? Read on to find out!


5 Minutes

Student to Teacher Nonverbal Agression

How do students use nonverbal communication to  intimidate or gain an advantage over teachers?


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Three Resources for Learning More about Fair Use and Copyright

Yesterday morning, an interesting email from Dawn Thomsen -- a communications partner working with the Learning about Multimedia Project -- landed in…


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Why I support Florida’s inclusion of cursive writing in their new standards.

I was talking to a teacher from Florida the other night and learned that her state has added an important element to the Common Core Standards,…


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Get Your Edugeek On: Why Every Teacher Needs a Virtual Learning Community

This is an excerpt from my latest blog post featured on ASCD's Inservice.  For many teacher leaders, virtual learning communities, or VLCs, are the…


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An open letter to school administrators

School administrators have a choice in how they see and treat teachers—and that choice profoundly affects how schools operate. If we see teachers as…


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What Happened at Success Academy: Race, Poverty, and the Shame Spotlight

This is an excerpt of my blogpost on Education Week Teacher. Read more at An Edugeek's Guide to K-12 Practice and Policy. I'm sure you've all seen…


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The five secrets that help this high-poverty school succeed

We should pay close attention to schools like Social Justice Humanitas Academy, where teachers are driving deeper learning.


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New Slide: Turn Feedback into Detective Work

I've done a ton of reading and writing and experimenting with feedback and assessment practices over the past few years, and no single quote…


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Why I'm Still Tweeting

Twitter is the place I go most frequently to connect with educators I admire and respect (many whom I’ve never met in person), engage in professional…


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