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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

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Teachers Need Real Feedback

In May 2013, Bill Gates did a TED talk (https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates_teachers_need_real_feedback) on the importance of getting teachers the tools for improvement

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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,

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Great Teachers

William Sanders and Sandra Horn published some very interesting research findings in 1998. Here are just a few facts from

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Building Teacher Effectiveness

On March 2, 2010, Elizabeth Green wrote an article for the New York Times Magazine entitled Building a Better Teacher.

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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.

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Composite Index Calculation: What the Jell-O?

As a former middle school math teacher, I always get a bit giddy when I see math being used to

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Presidents and Principals, Oval and Square Offices

The principal’s office comes with a lot of authority and responsibility. It may not be the oval office, but in

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Autonomy: A Perk of the Job

What motivates teachers? The answer is in this classic Office Space clip (https://youtu.be/cgg9byUy-V4): Peter is looking for what every teacher

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