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Recent Blogs

Teachers need to be selfish when choosing PD – and that’s okay!
Mika Hunter Twietmeyer, NBCTMarch 23, 2018

The most inspiring and refreshing professional development (PD) that I have experienced in the past few years was a two-night nature journaling adventure during one of the coldest February weekends I can remember. It was the winter of my 9th…

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Two Forms of Patriotism
Doug Graney, NBCTMarch 20, 2018

Prior to going to a Nationals game that summer, social studies teacher Ed Tiernan and I went to Arlington National Cemetery. I had a field trip in mind. I’ve witnessed ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers and I…

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You’d Think We’d Have School Figured Out by Now, Right?
David B. Cohen, NBCTMarch 13, 2018

Thousands of studies, hundreds of thousands of schools, and millions of teachers, decades of practice… you’d think we’d have school figured out by now, right? And in many ways, I think we do. It’s not mysterious work. For every problem…

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