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Book Snaps from "Tapping the Potential"
I was recently tasked with reading Tapping the Potential: Retaining and Developing High-Quality New Teachers. Here are my take aways as fun book snaps. More)
Great Teachers
William Sanders and Sandra Horn published some very interesting research findings in 1998. Here are just a few facts from their findings of how great teachers impact learning: -How long do gre (More)
Autonomy: A Perk of the Job
What motivates teachers? The answer is in this classic Office Space clip ( Peter is looking for what every teacher is looking for: autonomy. Instead of having eight diffe (More)
Teachers Need Real Feedback
In May 2013, Bill Gates did a TED talk ( on the importance of getting teachers the tools for improvement t (More)
Because I'm F.A.T.!
Hire me because I'm F.A.T.! via GIPHY No, really, I'd like you to hire me because I'm F.A.T. (Faithful, Available, Teachable). This simple acronym was given to me by an admin (More)
Could Public Education be the Next Industry to Gain Corporate Sponsorship?
On February 1, 2018, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation spoke with the Associated Press about their focus on schools. The article states, "U.S. education initiatives are a dista (More)
Building Teacher Effectiveness
On March 2, 2010, Elizabeth Green wrote an article for the New York Times Magazine entitled Building a Better Teacher. In this article she states, "Incentives are intuitivel (More)