Second grade teacher and Ph.D Melissa Collins explores the intersections of STEM and elementary education.
December 2014 Archives
Districts have begun to implement career pathways for teachers in order to reward highly effective teaching and motivate teachers to improve. But are salary increases really an effective way to improve the quality of instruction?
Recent events in Ferguson Missouri deserve to be discussed in the classroom, but teachers need to think carefully before bringing up these topics to make sure that difficult conversations are also productive ones.