Surprising New Research Reveals Teachers’ Top Strategy for Success

BRILLIANT Taylor can't believe it!

TweetDid anyone else notice the significant subtext woven through the Response to Intervention (RtI) evaluation report (http://(http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/pubs/20164000/) that was published last week?  Although the report’s purpose was to provide a large-scale evaluation of the implementation and effectiveness of RtI, I believe this report, which… Continue Reading


The Honest Truth About Teachers’ Decision Making

Kitty High Five

TweetTeachers’ decision making is constrained by a persistent paradox.  Today, many administrators prioritize uniformity in teaching—for example, they want all teachers in a given grade to be “on the same page.”  However, by demanding conformity they automatically eliminate creativity in teaching.… Continue Reading


Seeking teachers in grades PK-3 to talk about DAP and the Common Core

KIndergarten teacher closet, Shot 1

TweetWelcome to our blog.  We’re hoping to attract like-minded educators with whom we can share ideas, discuss dilemmas, and generate solutions to the many curricular and instructional challenges currently facing teachers in grades PK-3. This blog is the brainchild of… Continue Reading