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In the second of two installments, Mindy Fattig, award-winning educator and co-author of Co-Teaching in the Differentiated Classroom, answers questions about moving away from the pull-out classroom scenario and breaking through student frustration in the multi-level classroom.
October 22, 2008 – Teacher (Web)
Mindy Fattig, award-winning educator and co-author of Co-Teaching in the Differentiated Classroom, answers your questions on how to encourage staff buy-in and manage responsibilities, time, and frustration in the co-teaching classroom. First of two parts.
October 8, 2008 – Teacher (Web)
Anne T. Henderson and Karen L. Mapp are key voices in the national discussion on family engagement. With input from their colleagues, Henderson and Mapp discuss strategies for teachers, parents, and administrators who are looking to build family-school partnerships.Last of two parts.
May 12, 2008 – Teacher
Veteran educator Ilene Carver shares strategies for educators to build alliances with families.
May 12, 2008 – Teacher
Anne T. Henderson and Karen L. Mapp, are key voices in the national discussion on family engagement. In Part I, they address how to overcome obstacles in the parent-teacher relationship. First of two parts.
May 5, 2008 – Teacher
In this final installment, Costner shares a second booklist and answers your questions about being culturally responsive in the online classroom and at the school and district level.
December 12, 2007 – Teacher
Dr. Kelley L. Costner shares her “Seven Principles for Training Culturally Responsive Teachers” and responds to your questions on how to navigate cultural and social biases with colleagues and students. First of two parts.
December 5, 2007 – Teacher
Donalyn Miller, self-proclaimed "book whisperer" and sixth grade teacher, answers readers' questions about in-class reading time and raising test scores. Includes recommended book. Last of three parts.
September 19, 2007 – Teacher
Donalyn Miller, self-proclaimed "book whisperer" and sixth grade teacher, answers readers' questions about motivating boys to read and the role of parent involvement. Second of three parts.
September 12, 2007 – Teacher
Donalyn Miller, self proclaimed "book whisperer" and sixth grade teacher, answers your questions on inspiring and creating "real" readers and writers in the classroom. First of three parts.
September 5, 2007 – Teacher
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