Master Teaching

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Deciding on Destinations

It’s time for step 3 toward professional development. This week, you and your mentor have a chance to write outcomes or essential questions that take you toward the benchmarks you identified last week. Then, what’s the final destination?

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Identifying Starting Points

It’s week 2 of stepping toward professional development. You and your mentor have a chance to identify your starting point by looking at some benchmarks for teachers. And so the journey begins.

September 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stepping toward Professional Development

For the next 7 weeks here on Master Teaching, we’re taking steps toward professional development by completing tasks with a mentor. This week, identify and invite a mentor. Then, come back with your mentor next week for step 2.

September 20, 2017 · 3 Comments

A Teacher Support Group

Have you ever participated in a teacher support group? Melissa shares some of the gains from participating in a Teachers English Corner with her colleagues.

May 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

Potato Perspective

We continue to assess our attitudes and behavior toward the ignored and forgotten. This readers’ favorite offers one perspective on our fourth essential question: How do the ignored and forgotten bless me?

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Equity vs. Equality

We’re still assessing our attitudes and actions toward the ignored and forgotten. This readers’ favorite helps to answer our third essential question: How can I bless the ignored and forgotten?

March 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

“loved by Yahweh”

It’s our second week reassessing our attitudes and actions toward the ignored and forgotten. As we reexamine this reader’s favorite, we answer the question: Why should I care about the ignored and forgotten?

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Learner Ownership

Who’s responsible for meeting learners’ needs? You or your students? The last of our trends in education encourages student responsibility in the learning process.

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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