Like everything else in a teacher’s craft, you should attack reflection with deliberate, meaningful purpose. It’s not enough to ask yourself questions and poll your feelings. You’re looking for ways to affect change in how you prepare for the next school year over the summer.
Scott Sterling is a former English teacher who worked in Title I middle and high schools in St. Petersburg, Florida who is now a freelance writer who focuses on education. He is also a stay-at-home dad to his 4-year-old daughter Lily, who will soon be starting her own educational journey.
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Teachers tend not to have much input on testing these days (otherwise, the last decade would have looked a lot different), so the best an educator can do is help support students as they run through this examination gauntlet. Here are things to keep in mind.
Thursday March 14 is every math geek’s favorite holiday—Pi Day! It’s hard to get students to consider a career in math due to its difficulty. They may think mathematics is not the path to fame and fortune, but that couldn’t be further from the truth for these celebrities and history-makers that made their mark outside the world of formulas and integers.