I interview Christopher Emdin, author of the book, "For White Folks Who Teach In The Hood...and the rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education."
Larissa Pahomov, Anne Jenks, Jared Covili, Billy Krakower, and Heather Staker will share what they've found to be common ed tech problems and how to respond to them effectively.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the most common problems with ed tech and how can they be solved?
Megan M. Allen, David Allen, John DeFlaminis, Mustafa Abdul-Jabbar, and Eric Yoak, along with readers, share their suggestions for ways teacher leaders can respond when new administrators are not thrilled with their role or presence.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: How can teacher leaders continue to develop once new building leadership comes in and eliminates teacher leader positions?
Frank E. Vargo, Cindy Pirro Vargo, Donna DeTommaso - Kleinert, Susan Hillyard and a reader contribute their thoughts on how to support ELLs with special needs.
Today, Maria Montalvo, Beverly Maxwell, Ann Wilson, Jennie Farnell share their suggestions on how to support English Language Learners with special needs.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the best instructional strategies for working with ELLs who have special needs?
What data is, how can it be used effectively, and how can it be misused are questions we'll consider today with commentaries from Nancy Fichtman Dana, Dr. Jenni Donohoo, Myron Dueck, Pete Hall, Andrew Miller, Jessica A. Hockett, Kristina J. Doubet and Kimberly Long.
Robert Thornton asks: "How can teachers demonstrate to their students and administrators that data is informing the decisions they make regarding their instruction?" By this I mean how does a teacher go beyond a change in mindset and towards becoming a leader in changing the culture of a school by making it clear beyond doubt that data is indeed informing their decisions.