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What You Can Learn from Recording Yourself Teaching

By Andrew Hawk When I was earning my bachelor’s degree, we had to complete several assignments based on watching a video of ourselves teaching. Back then, cell phones didn’t have the capability to capture videos. I can remember attaching a … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storm of Teacher Layoffs

By Liz Bergren The teaching profession can have its share of instability. When the economy is struggling, budget cuts are bound to happen. Public schools and teachers inevitably are targets when money is tight. Private schools are affected as well: … Continue reading

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Tips for Nailing Your Teacher Evaluation

By Andrew Hawk The process for evaluating teachers has greatly changed in the last generation. Teachers today live in the age of accountability. My school system uses a rigorous evaluation method encompassing observations, student performance, teacher goals, and artifacts that … Continue reading

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Complex Societal Issues Reflected in Gifted & Talented Education Discussions

It remains a challenge in the world of gifted education: Kids from affluent neighborhoods are highly represented in Gifted & Talented (GT) programs while those from poverty and/or diverse backgrounds are frequently underserved. Over the years it has become clear … Continue reading

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