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After 14 years in the teaching profession working with kids from pre-k to college, I have learned plenty about developmentally appropriate pedagogy. Would you believe preschoolers’ needs do not differ that much from college students? The last six years of my full-time career have been...

In my 33 years as a teacher, I have seen various educational acronyms, programs, systems, etc. come and go. Some ideas simply seem to be recycled over the years and just renamed. I have been exposed to using data previously; unfortunately, it rendered no improvement...

In my experience as a high school English teacher, I have found that having my students create their own TED talks has been one of the most successful passion-driven, project-based learning assignments that my students work on during their sophomore year. Students are able to...