From someone with the perspective of a student, teacher, coach, and administrator in my district. Times are so heated and political right now. (Originally shared on Facebook)
East and West: How important is the “struggle?” Excellent video by @mpershan.
Change! This year I’m working as a district-level Instructional Technology Coordinator, which is much different than teaching students chemistry and biotechnology and serving as a department (content) lead. Anyway, as part of my introduction to my new community I delivered a hastily prepared Ignite-style talk to an audience of high school, middle school, and elementary… Read More Using Ignite Talks to Ignite Thought
“It made no difference when you promised teachers a bonus at the end of the year…” according to NPR science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, who reported the findings of a recent National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) research paper on the effectiveness of teacher bonuses and pay for performance plans. Now, trying to figure out a… Read More Don’t Take Away My Bonus Pay!