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A Student’s Perspective on Excellent Teaching
Sofie FarmerJanuary 14, 2019

We have all had teachers and moments in the classroom that have altered and shaped our education and, ultimately, our lives. I have been in the public education system for 12 years, beginning with public preschool, and have had many…

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Teacher Leadership is About Relentless Improvement
Deborah Gatrell, NBCTJanuary 8, 2019

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” Too often we distill solutions to challenges into catchy slogans like this misattribution and expect miracles from teachers working in isolation.  This is wrong.  Gandhi actually said, “If we could…

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Rolling into a Classroom Near You: The NYSTEAMBus
Frank Adamo, NBCTJanuary 4, 2019

One of the biggest joys of teaching comes from the conversation that you have with a former student who comes back to find you, letting you know that your work helped to ignite their love of something. Sometimes that love…

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