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Getting Re-Engaged in School

There is no right way to learn. For this student, it took enthusiasm — I credit Mr. Boyle with getting me re-engaged in school. I’m forever grateful.

A Life Beyond the Classroom

When I was thirteen, I met a person who would redefine what I expected from a teacher. And for this, I consider myself very fortunate. I have had many teachers who cared about me, but no one influenced me as much as Fernando Acosta. For context, I did secondary...

Serious Play

Is there a direct correlation between early childhood learning experiences and high school graduation rates? Are students’ academic learning outcomes in later years, predetermined by the quality of their early childhood education? Research on the subject is all over...

Engineering EdTech

ESSA Gets “Developing” on My Rubric

The final draft of the “No Child Left Behind” rewrite is heading to Congress for a vote. With another persuasive title, the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) takes one step forward from the two steps back taken with “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) and “Race to the...

Every Day Should be Data Day

There’s not a single day in the school year that’s capable of both boosting teachers’ morale or crushing them entirely more than data day. Use the data. All the data. Before I continue, I must first disclose I’m not against the “idea” of data day. Nor am I against...

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