Monthly Archives: November 2012

System Upgrade

What math can do for you GUEST COLUMN | by Nigel Nisbet “Why do we have to learn Algebra?” was the question a student asked me one day in the middle of class. I hadn’t been teaching very long so I … Continue reading

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Linked Teachers

Ensuring a well-established network of support GUEST COLUMN | by Sophie Huntington Teachers and future teachers often find themselves overwhelmed when they are first in the classroom – both in student teaching and in their first years in the profession. … Continue reading

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Interview | Meet the “MC” of ASCD

Before joining ASCD, Mary Catherine “MC” Desrosiers specialized in customer-centered new product design, development, and delivery of instructional services. In her most recent role as chief strategy and operations officer at Integrated Educational Strategies Inc. (IES), she oversaw a wide … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

Businesses invest in educating with a purpose GUEST COLUMN | by Al Bunshaft With fewer resources at their disposal, teachers in the U.S. are struggling to provide a better education for their students and as a result academic performance continues … Continue reading

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E-Portfolios: Celebrating Student Success in the 21st Century

The age-old practice of displaying a student’s work is alive and well. GUEST COLUMN | by Lynda Hall It’s no secret that children love to share their accomplishments with others. Whether you are a family member, friend, coach or teacher, … Continue reading

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