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September 01, 2013

"There Are No Shortcuts": An Interview With Rafe Esquith

An interview I've done with one of the most well-known teachers in the world, Rafe Esquith, is kicking-off a new season of this blog. Rafe Esquith has taught at Hobart Elementary School in Los Angeles for more than twenty-five years. He is the only teacher to have been awarded the president's Nat...

August 25, 2013

Q & A Collections: Parent Engagement In Schools

I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past two years. You can see those collections from the first year here. Today's theme is on parent engagement in schools. Previ...

August 02, 2013

Q & A Collections: Education Policy Issues

I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past two years. You can see those collections from the first year here. Today's theme is on education policy issues. Previous th...

April 28, 2013

Response: Embracing & Celebrating Diverse Families

Cheryl Suliteanu asked: What are teachers doing to build communication, understanding, and empathy between teachers and families whose lives are dramatically different? Lifestyles, religion, poverty, and political views are just some of the differences we face daily - some teachers openly criticize...

April 24, 2013

How Can Teachers Connect To Diverse Families?

Cheryl Suliteanu asks: What are teachers doing to build communication, understanding, and empathy between teachers and families whose lives are dramatically different? Lifestyles, religion, poverty, and political views are just some of the differences we face daily - some teachers openly criticize ...

April 03, 2013

How Can Teachers Be Observed Without Them Getting Demoralized?

Alex V. asks: How can I help my school develop a culture of open practice where teachers are happy to be observed and look forward to observing and learning from each other, in a school where up until now observation has been used as a tool of evaluation and judgment from the administration without...

March 11, 2013

Response: Teachers & Superintendents Must "Work To Understand Each Other"

(This is Part Two of a two-part series. You can see Part One here) Last week's question was: How can teachers best relate to Superintendents -- and vice versa? A few days ago, we heard responses from a teacher perspective: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers; Dean ...

March 10, 2013

Response: We Need "Fewer John Waynes & More John Deweys"

(This is Part One of a two-part series.) Last week's question was: How can teachers best relate to Superintendents -- and vice versa? This is a question that I regularly wrestle with in our school district, and I assume many others around the country do as well. Today's guest responses will be c...

March 06, 2013

How can Teachers Best Relate to Superintendents -- and vice versa?

This week's question is: How can teachers best relate to Superintendents -- and vice versa? Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. This will turn into a multi-part series, so there will be plenty of space for reader contributions. I might be p...

February 05, 2013

Response: How Peer Assistance Can Improve Teacher Practice

(This is the second post in a two-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here) Last week's question was: What Is Peer Assistance & Review (PAR) & How Does It Work? In the ongoing teacher evaluation debate, Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) is often highlighted by educators as an effectiv...

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The opinions expressed in Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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