Category Archives: Writing

Authentic Learning Trumps Scantrons

Teachers can see it dancing in front of them:  the finish line, a.k.a. summer vacation.  But in order to cross that finish line into summer paradise, they must first create, administer and grade the dreaded final! And honestly, no word creates … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Must March On!

  Pattie Sloan and Joan Flora:  two teachers challenging the status quo Giving us the wonderful movie, Selma, Hollywood allows us to peek into a transformational  biopsy of American history and view the  emotional, physical and spiritual struggles that created change in our … Continue reading

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