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TCHERS' VOICE / Professional Learning

Leveraging the Power of Personal Professional Development

By Ryan Stephans
May 20, 2019

Personalized professional learning allows you to learn what you want when you want to learn it. You can take charge of your own growth and development by following some of the ideas in this blog.

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TCHERS' VOICE / Professional Learning

Pushing Back on Outmoded Beliefs

By Kim Marshall
May 16, 2019

In recent decades, research has guided some major shifts in how we think about teaching, leadership and learning. But old thinking persists, sowing doubt and undermining effective work with children. Let’s examine and refute eight

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TCHERS' VOICE / Class Culture

Restorative Practices- A Principal Perspective and A Teacher Perspective

By DeMarco Pitre and Dr. Angela Brooks
May 14, 2019

Connection — a fundamental need that humans desire. As the fourth principal of a school in a year, the ultimate goal was that everyone felt connected to our school, to each other and to the work

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TCHERS' VOICE / Class Culture

Building Relationships for Authentic Teacher Appreciation

By Leann Norton
May 07, 2019

In May, teachers are recognized nationwide in a grand event named Teacher Appreciation Week. During this week, educators are sprinkled with gifts, kind words, and delicious baked goods. Personally, I love Teacher Appreciation Week; it

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TCHERS' VOICE / Next Generation Science Standards

Learning about Complex Systems Using Modeling and Scientific Argumentation

Scientists use models to explain and predict phenomena in order to better understand our world. Here are some concrete examples across a range of professions: Physicists might create and test a mathematical model of how a

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