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Rough Waters

By Daniel Summers My desk is a mess. I share my room with the Chinese Teacher and her students left my window open last weekend. Papers blew all over the place. Rain soaked my jacket. My favorite book of quotes looks like I fell asleep with it in the bathtub. Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago
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Let’s Talk

By Daniel Summers I’ve been asking myself a lot lately: Why are we so afraid to talk with our students? We are fine talking to our students. Lectures are our forte. I, for one, can talk for hours about why the wallpaper was yellow and why waking up as a Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago
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We Make Time for What We Value

By Karla Hilliard Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a group of new teachers about active reading strategies and building a culture of literacy. In our afternoon breakout session, it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn toward the enduring, unanswerable question that haunts new and experienced Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago