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The TIE Club: Together Impacting Education

Heads high in the air, pants pulled up, shirts tucked in and walking proudly down the hallways of Worth County Middle School- it’s the young men of the T.I.E. club.

April 17, 2017

PLCs Work!

At this point in time, I don’t think there is anyone who can argue that creating a culture of collaboration with a focus on student learning will not increase student achievement.

April 10, 2017

DES Tigers Are Roaring About Science Labs!

Dunwoody Elementary School is a DOE Georgia STEM Certified School. The Science Lab uses STEM challenges and experiments, documented in each student’s journal, to enrich the science and math curriculum.

April 3, 2017

Real Life Classroom Management

Managing my co-taught classroom with my co-teacher Amanda Sandifer to teach math and science to fourth graders in the afternoon had become a struggle

March 27, 2017

Becoming Food Detectives

Brookwood Elementary School is a STEM certified school in Dalton Public Schools. As part of the innovative work that goes on at this school, each grade level conducts authentic, place-based research.

March 20, 2017

The Resilience Coach

In 2014 I was on a school level team that was attempting to understand and install best practices on a school level. We noticed that there was a correlation between economically disadvantaged students, behavior, and...

March 13, 2017

New Opportunities For Rural Students

Get two kids off the bus. Check. Feed them a snack. Then dinner. Check. Check. Help them finish their homework. Check.

March 6, 2017

Wheelchair Basketball: Understanding Others Through Inquiry

It all started when one of my students, Tryston, was reading a book on basketball and came across a picture of someone in a wheelchair playing basketball.

February 27, 2017

Digital Pathways To Differentiation

Differentiation is often a word that is drilled into our brains early on in our teaching careers. For myself, I have heard that magic word since I took my first education class in college.

February 21, 2017

Teaching With HeART

All students at King Springs Elementary School attend Art. We are divided into two campuses and I teach our 2nd-5th graders, which is approximately 600 students every 4 days.

February 13, 2017

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