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Celebrating Awesomeness

Celebrating Awesomeness

I came across an article yesterday from the Huffington Post, entitled “Millennial Have Pretty Depressing Things To Say About Teachers“. The article shared the following harsh words: “In June 2013, rankings from the National Center for Teaching Quality gave most teacher preparation programs low scores, and…

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Ideas for Celebrating Literacy: World Read Aloud Day #WRAD14

Ideas for Celebrating Literacy: World Read Aloud Day #WRAD14

On March 5, 2014 classrooms will take part in World Read Aloud Day. There are numerous ways to celebrate literacy. The following list is just a list of possibilities. I encourage you to #makeitbetter and tailor to the talents of your students and your learning goal….

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Twitter rotation curation: I am @plaea

Twitter rotation curation: I am @plaea

In the grand tradition of Sweden (@sweden), Ireland (@ireland), New Zealand (@peopleofnz), Malaysia (@twt_malaysia), Italy (@i_am_italy), Australia (@weareaustralia), Mexico (@curatorsmexico), Ukraine (@weareukraine), Pakistan (@iam_pakistan), and others, this week I am Prairie Lakes AEA (@plaea)! Follow along for updates. I’ll also be using the #plaea hashtag….

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Do the right work

Do the right work

24 principals in a big room on Tuesday… Do we know what ‘the right work’ is? Can we identify it and label it? Can we tell the difference between ends and means? Between desired outcomes and strategies? PLCs, Common Core, RTI, concept-based instruction, PBIS, 1:1,…

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