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Former teacher of the year and author Cindi Rigsbee makes a difference, both in the lives of her students and in the lives of teachers.

 

After being named the North Carolina Teacher of the Year in 2008, Cindi began a year of reflection on what it means to...

Often teachers are told, “You need to do a better job with classroom management.” Or “You need to do a good better job of differentiating instruction.” But how do we really “do” classroom management, or how do we really “do” differentiated...

RTI Education

Now that you've got differentiated instruction down pat and your RTI essentials in place, it's time to get to the heart of this instructional trend: reaching those students who are still struggling.

 

These tier 2 intervention designs, examples and a timeline should...

This summer, teachers’ voices will be heard well beyond the confines of a classroom.

Frustrated educators have organized the Save Our Schools: March and National Call to Action to give the power of numbers to their opinions on education reform Saturday, July 30.

Watching events unfold in Wisconsin over the past few weeks has left me feeling both uncomfortable and confused.

 

As I watched my fellow educators fighting on the steps of the capitol in Madison, I was confronted with the fact that, right or wrong, we were...

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