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November 28, 2014

Fostering Literacy In One Fell Stroke...

Literacy Coach Lisa Dolan, today's guest blogger, learned a lot more about the power of literacy when her 7 year old son suffered a stroke.

November 18, 2014

Some Bonds Must Be Forged

Sometimes our greatest bonds with students happen with our toughest to reach students. Today's guest blog by Jon Harper explains why.

November 16, 2014

1 Reason to Give the Growth Mindset a Chance

Too many of our students leave us thinking we didn't care, and having a growth mindset can help change that.

November 13, 2014

2 Reasons Why Teachers Have It Tougher Than You Think

Teachers help students through some very tough times, and yet many people outside of the profession believe teachers have it easy. They have it tougher than you may think, and here are two reasons why.

October 07, 2014

Do We Inspire Learning? Or Just Allow It?

Today's guest blog is written by Sean Slade, the Director of the Whole Child Initiative for ASCD, and he wonders if we inspire learning...or just allow it.

October 02, 2014

When Students Hibernate From Us

Every teacher has at least one. The hibernating student. How do we reach them?

September 28, 2014

Student Voice: Do We Really Listen to Students?

The adults in school talk a great deal about how students should learn and behave. But do they ever talk to students about it?

September 24, 2014

The Goldilocks' Principle: Meeting the Needs of Special Education Students

Do special education students suffer from our lower expectations or from a state's expectations that may be too high? Only Goldilocks' knows.

September 16, 2014

How Effective Is Technology With At-Risk Students?

A recent report released by the Alliance for Excellent Education and Stanford University focuses on how effective technology is when it comes to at-risk students.

September 11, 2014

Teachers & Leaders: Is Your Behavior Worthy of a Lunchbox?

In today's guest blog, Russell Quaglia and Lisa Kinnaman reflect on metal lunchboxes and superheroes, and ask whether our actions as teachers and leaders would put us on the cover.

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