It’s true that we’ve got a huge gap between students in our country — one that grows with each grade level as kids advance from kindergarten into high school. But that’s not because we have an education problem in America. It’s because we have a large, and multiplying, child poverty problem in our country. Poverty [...]
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October 16, 2011 · 1 Comment · reflecting
December 19, 2010 · No Comments · reflecting
Christmas vacation is here and yesterday I kicked it off with a day of reading for pleasure. I am reading David Baldacci’s book The Camel Club. What a great way to spend a rainy day instead of doing my Christmas shopping. I have vowed I was going to take a break from reading educational journals, [...]
November 15, 2010 · 1 Comment · learning, reflecting, Teaching, writing
I kicked off my day visiting a high school. I have never taught in a High School and I know very little of what learning looks like in a high school. Part of my job I required to do walkthrough observations and content observation. My focus this month is to observe and learn about the [...]