Monthly Archives: June 2016

Meaningful Mentorship

I’ve decided that in the teaching profession, mentors are wasted on the young. Ok, I guess wasted is a strong term.  A good mentor can save a new teacher–pull you back from the brink, when you’re sobbing at your desk … Continue reading

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It’s Summer! Time for Math!

I spent the first day of summer (teacher summer, that is, not meteorological summer) having fun with math problems!  I worked with other teachers and math coaches from our district to design low floor/high ceiling math explorations. What is low … Continue reading

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How do you even breathe?

This is how I felt, when an early-morning text alerted me to the terror in Orlando.  This is how I feel, as the story unfolds and 49 beautiful lives are gone.  As I watch Anderson Cooper struggle to say the … Continue reading

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