As a public educator, I aim to share my story with those interested about what really happens inside today's classroom. I hope my stories inspire, educate, and entertain you, as the calling of teaching is never neat or predictable. Please note that my blog content does not necessarily reflect the viewpoints or beliefs of my school district or colleagues.
Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown
My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.
"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather
Thursday, May 23, 2013
MCPS Innovation Schools Announced
Ten schools have been identified as intervention, innovation schools in Montgomery County, MD for the 2013-14 school year. I am currently teaching in one and will be the Staff Development Teacher at another next year.
MCPS Daily Press Highlights
by the Department of Public Information and Web Services, Room 112, CESC
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
react to new innovation, intervention plan (Gazette)
Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua P.
Starr said he believes there is no one-size-fits-all approach to school and
student success. Starr and his team have designed a plan for next school year
that will allow central office staff to step in when they see problems, or
potential, at individual schools. Twenty schools will be named “intervention”
schools and work with a specialist to improve specific student outcomes next
school year. Of those, 10 have been named “innovation” schools, and will
receive extra support from central office to boost their current school