I'm going on vacation—but, first, a little rumination on what I hope will happen while I'm gone.
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July 24, 2015
July 17, 2015
Starting today, about 6,000 educators, researchers, librarians, and experts are gathering here for three days of literacy professional development.
July 16, 2015
The authors conclude that treasure hunts using GPS technology could energize the lesson plans of teachers across different subjects.
July 14, 2015
On Twitter, educators discussed their summer professional-development plans, and what they'd like to do differently in their classrooms this fall.
July 09, 2015
Have you ever seen the scene in Mr Holland's Opus where his son Cole yells at him and tells him he loves his students more than he loves him? I cry every time because my biggest fear is that my son will feel that way; I'm embarrassed to admit there are probably moments where he does feel this way, but I try to limit them. How can we balance this reality?
July 01, 2015
Ron Thorpe, president and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, died today after a battle with lung cancer.
June 28, 2015
This summer can be a time not only of renewal for leaders but a time to learn more and allow a new vision for the future to emerge.
June 19, 2015
Another teacher with outstanding potential is set to leave the classroom. Should we blame her teacher education program for that, or a larger culture that denigrates teaching and narrows our definition of educational success?
June 09, 2015
School's out, and that means it's time again for report cards. In the spirit of the season, I have decided to issue a report card of my own. I want to share the wealth and make sure the schools that my kids attend have a taste of that accountability too.
May 05, 2015
You may have heard that Common Core is a "government takeover" of education. You heard wrong. But there is government interference to be concerned about, and it's probably happening near you.