An educational blog for teachers and students.

Common core
Posted on October 31, 2014 by Jaime Vandergrift
As a self-proclaimed control freak, I have to say one of the best parts of being an educator for me is being in an environment where routine and structure are commonplace. From one year to the next, it is easy to tweak a little bit of what we do, and let everything fall into place.  But what happens when your role changes or shifts?

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Common core
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Alan Haskvitz
stay positive

I've worked in 10 school districts with hundreds of teachers, and I've learned you must stay positive.

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Common core
Posted on October 17, 2014 by Alan Haskvitz
poor teachers
I was blessed as a teacher to have some of the worst teacher role models. Each helped me learn what not to do as an educator.

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Computers
Posted on October 15, 2014 by Jaime Vandergrift
student choice

As a digital learning leader, one thing I try not to do is tell students there is only one activity or approach they can take to get to an end result.  Why do I use this approach?  Find out why in my blog post and I'll even share more insightful things I've learned in the process of leading.

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