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How to Read Professional Development Books: 7 Tactics You Might Not Be Using

Whether you’re a teacher, administrator, instructional coach, central office person, or someone else, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the fact that there are lots more edu-books out there than any of us have time to read. And their unmanageable quantity is not the only tricky thing about professional development books; they also vary in their utility. Some are immediately useful, […]

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This is my hallway's teaching staff. Thank you to MBH and AKim for making this photo happen :)

9 Principles for Working Better with Fellow Educators

Welcome to the penultimate portion of the awesomest series on Teaching the Core (here’s Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3). Today, we’re going to examine a part of the most under-rated element of the three-fold strategy I recommend if you’re trying to maximize the impact of your teaching career: the adult level. Let’s break it […]

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Scaffolds for Dominating the Article of the Week

In my last post, I laid out the long, steamy romance that is my history with Kelly Gallagher’s article of the week assignment (disclaimer if you haven’t read it: it’s pretty much not romantic at all, or steamy; it’s just long). In this post, I want to share some resources that come out of last post’s […]

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