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7 Questions That Guide the Work of Inspired Teachers

7 Questions That Guide the Work of Inspired Teachers

I’m near the ocean where the sky is bright blue and the water is placid, but I can’t help recalling how gray, mute, and turbulent the last 15 months have been.  While I spent most of that time wrestling with a book I began four years ago, the […]

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North Carolina School District Gives STEM some STEAM

North Carolina School District Gives STEM some STEAM

The data speaks for itself in Greene County, North Carolina, but it’s only part of the story. The real story comes from the district’s response to remote learning, and, most importantly, according to district leaders, the feedback the district is […]

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Tips on Customizing a Performance Task

By David Marcillo

Expecting More and Getting It Right

I teach 6th graders in a very low-income area. Some of my students are somewhat familiar with technology, but for the most part, they know nothing of tech they cannot hold in their hands. Even […]

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Engaging Middle Schoolers in Authentic PBL

Engaging Middle Schoolers in Authentic PBL

 

Being part of a small and underperforming rural district, we feel the constant pressure that surrounds high stakes testing. As administrators and teachers constantly look at how we can improve state assessment scores (especially in math/reading), […]

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