Monthly Archives: May 2014

High Fidelity

I recently had a chance to speak with individuals from another school about their curriculum. The term “with fidelity” was used so often during the discussion to describe a program they used that I was left with an overwhelming belief that … Continue reading

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Think of the Children

As a Middle Grades teacher, Teacher Appreciation Week usually comes and goes with a couple of hugs, a thank you breakfast, and a gift from my school. I don’t get the big “Hurrah” Elementary Teachers receive but the occasional student … Continue reading

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Why I support Common Core

Last week I was eating lunch with a group of colleagues (something every teacher should be doing to stay sane) and one asked me, “Do you believe in Common Core?” I was so taken aback by the question, I didn’t … Continue reading

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