TCHERS' VOICE / Class Culture

How to Use Happiness to Your Advantage

By Dawn Butler
July 15, 2019

I’ve got something to share with you, and it might blow your mind: Happiness is not a result of success. Success is a result of happiness. 

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TCHERS' VOICE / Lesson Planning

5 Tips for Blending The Question Formulation Technique (QFT) with NGSS

By Nicole Bolduc
July 08, 2019

Have you ever interviewed a group of your students about their experiences in your classroom? It is amazing how much you can learn from your students’ perspectives, especially when you are experimenting with new methods.  

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TCHERS' VOICE / Professional Learning

Be Radical & Join NNSTOY’s 2019 National Teacher Leadership Conference

July 02, 2019

In the present political climate, in which protections for our most vulnerable populations have been rolled back, many teachers are struggling to maintain their own motivation. How do we motivate and inspire in our current

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TCHERS' VOICE / Engagement

Community College Students Question the Purpose of Grades

By Andrew Minigan
June 25, 2019

About 25 miles east of Los Angeles sits  Mt. San Antonio College (affectionately known as Mt. SAC), one of the largest community colleges in California. Mt. SAC has a diverse student population; 75% of students receive

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TCHERS' VOICE / Coaching

Teaching as a Spiritual Journey

By Rama Devagupta
June 18, 2019

Given the frequent teacher criticism we see in American society and the media today, one thing is clear: many may not recognize how physically, mentally and emotionally exhausting the teaching profession is.  According to research,1,2 an average teacher makes 1500+ educational decisions

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