NPR recently published an article about an assistant principal who left the teaching ranks to make more money. Many leaders don't leave for the money, and what's the problem if they do choose to leave the classroom?
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Teacher talk still dominates high school classrooms, but it doesn't have to, and here are a few reasons why.
May 10, 2017
We have been hoaxed by our students to think they are tech savvy, when in reality they may be more text savvy.
May 04, 2017
It's "Teacher Appreciation Week," but do teachers really appreciate each other?
April 18, 2017
Statistics have shown that more students with learning differences (LD) are entering college campuses, according to the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Fayetteville State University is prepared to meet their needs.
April 04, 2017
Saying "data" in conjunction with student learning often feels sterile and uncaring. However, data is much more than just numbers, and you can learn more about it in this blog.
March 30, 2017
Deciding someone is uncoachable is very complicated. That decision involves thinking about how the coach approaches the teacher and how the teacher became involved with the coaching program.
March 21, 2017
We all have them in our lives. They have spent years perfecting their craft on correcting the way they...and everyone else around them...talk. And they want to be able to use their grammar intelligence on anyone they can. We have bigger fish to fry.
March 17, 2017
District leaders have long had the reputation for sitting in their ivory towers and making all the rules. Here are a few ways one district leader is shattering that myth.
March 14, 2017
Standards-based grading is sending a message to some parents that their children are average. This comes as a shock to those parents who have always heard their children exceeded expectations with traditional grading. We are at a crossroads with grading, and we should be clear on what standards-based grading really means.