Tag: perseverance

  • Finish the Year Strong

    From TEPSA Leader, Spring 2020

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  • How to Get the Most Out of a Diverse Classroom Library

    (From Edutopia 11/1/2019: https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-get-most-out-diverse-classroom-library) By now, most of us in education are familiar with the term “windows and mirrors” in relation to children’s literature. Originally applied to curriculum as a whole, the term was famously used by Rudine Sims Bishop to discuss the way books and stories can act as windows in which children see a […]

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  • 4 Tips for Principals From a Parent Who Knows the Job

    (From Edutopia 12/10/19 : https://www.edutopia.org/article/4-tips-principals-parent-who-knows-job) It’s been about three months since I resigned from my position as an elementary school principal. A part of the deal with my wife in allowing me to take a “gap year” was that I would get more involved in our daughter’s schooling. You see, I was never able to […]

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  • Summer Tour 2019

    Summer Tour 2019

    I’ll be at the International Literacy Association (ILA) Nevada Intensive on June 21- June 22! I have 2 sessions: The Summer Leap: Using Summer to Bridge the Literacy Gap for SED Students The “summer slide” negatively impacts socioeconomically disadvantaged (SED) students disproportionately. We will discuss how elementary schools can keep kids reading over summer vacation […]

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