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OPINION: We won’t break the status quo until we admit our own biases

by Kate Gerson As a teacher in an urban high school, I used to tell myself a lie every day. I told it as I led lessons on Catcher in the Rye, Night and Sula. I told it as I met … Continue reading

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OPINION: How to Move PD Forward

Fixing professional development requires much more than online videos The fact that there are plenty of companies touting video-based PD as more efficient, individualized, cheaper, and faster should not surprise anyone who has been in the education game long enough … Continue reading

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Opinion: Why I’m for the Common Core

Why I’m for the Common Core: Teacher Bashing and Common Core Bashing Are Both Uncalled for When I’m asked if I support the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) I give an emphatic “yes.” They constitute the first multi-state plan … Continue reading

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What a 21st-century science classroom should look like

Whether it’s technology, the global economy or the changing nature of work itself, we are tasked with preparing our children for success in college, career and citizenship in a world that looks very different from the one we grew up … Continue reading

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