Time for teachers to prepare their future colleagues

The 47th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll results reveal that the American public wants to "make teaching more professional." If we trust and have confidence…


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Parent and Family Engagement: 15 Tips to Help High School Students Achieve

Ever wonder how to engage parents and families so they can help the high school student succeed? Here are 15 Tips that can help!


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Read This: English Teachers Understand #BlackLivesMatter

The struggle of one group for equity and justice is not an either/or fallacy, nor is it a zero-sum game.


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7 Steps I Took to Become an Advocate for Students

I have been working for some time, going beyond my classroom, to help create the educational system students deserve. I sort of consider it my side…


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What does the 2015 PDK/Gallup Poll tell us about teacher leadership?

Findings from the recently released 47th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll suggest that the public strongly trusts teachers to make their own judgments. So why…


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Teachers as learners and leaders: To dos for American decision makers

How can we most effectively support teachers and their professional learning? Barnett Berry examines evidence and shares practical to dos for…


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Flipping the System with Teacher Leadership

As the global narrative on teaching begins to shift, research shows that investing in high-quality professional learning systems is key to school…


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Education in the United States and Finland: What is and what can be

This week, I'm happy to have my colleague David Bosso guest blog, inspired by his recent travels to Finland. Whenever I’ve taught Anthropology or…


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5 Things Principals Can Do Differently Next School Year

From her point of view, English language arts teacher Annette Christiansen tells principals what they can do in order to improve next year's learning…


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What are You Doing to Encourage Curiosity in Your TEACHERS?

In a response to my recent bit on the importance of encouraging curiosity in the classroom, an undergraduate education student going by LaurenUSA…


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