When the topic of the LGBTQ curriculum comes up in discussion, it brings about very strong feelings. The NY State Education Department's guidance on transgender students will certainly add fuel to the fire.
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July 22, 2015
July 14, 2015
We may think the best grade we ever taught is the one we are teaching in now, when the best grade we ever taught may end up being the one we were afraid to try.
July 02, 2015
National conferences don't always leave us as inspired as we should be, but NAESP's Annual Conference had a whole lot of awesomeness and gives us hope for kids.
June 25, 2015
Social media and technology are being treated like a silver bullet and schools are spending billions of dollars but there at least 2 reasons why connected education needs to focus on learning.
June 07, 2015
Ray McNulty of Southern New Hampshire University believes that we have a responsibility for preparing pre-service teachers for the classroom, and sometimes that means taking them to places they have never been.
May 17, 2015
Many educational initiatives often start out with a clear set of practices in mind, but often fail. Perhaps disciplined collaboration will help change that.
May 01, 2015
We live in a very wired and distracted society. Maybe we should keep that in mind when it comes to professional development?
April 30, 2015
What feelings should classrooms focus on? All of them. Isn't it time for some legislation to support social-emotional learning?
April 22, 2015
It seems easy to fall into the status quo these days, but there are 5 steps every teacher should take to be more evolved in their practices.
April 17, 2015
Professional development are two words that teachers dread. But what if leaders and teachers changed the focus and followed this 5 point plan?