Monthly Archives: September 2014

TYLTS Day: One day, many lessons

Last week, I had the incredible privilege of hosting Representative Jonathan Larkin (District 30) at my school for the first annual Take Your Legislator to School Day (TYLTS). TYLTS Day originated under the leadership of Bobbie O’Boyle (Arizona Education Foundation)

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Welcome Jeannie!

Chris and I would like to formally welcome Jeannie Grochocki to Lead from -IN- the Classroom! Jeannie is a talented teacher and a passionate teacher leader. I am really looking forward to her contributions as we advance the dialogue around

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Is it possible to “win a class over”?

On a national teachers’ Facebook page, someone recently asked, “How do you win a class over?” He got hundreds of responses, most of which I didn’t read, because I don’t think that there’s an answer to that which would be

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Bravo Dana Goldstein: Teaching is an “Embattled Profession”

I wanted to share a wonderful news story I heard on Fresh Air last night. This story is an absolute must-listen for any teacher and especially for teacher leaders. On the program, Dana Goldstein discusses her recent book “The Teacher Wars:

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