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Text Set For Argument Basics in ELA9

January 16, 2019


What can we learn from exploring media about books on a social issue? What argument does the media make about the book? HOW? Are we persuaded to read the book?

Teachers, Please: JOIN Your Professional Organization Today!

August 25, 2016


It is up to us, as classroom teachers, to know the standards, pedagogy, and policy that has been developed through research and tested over time in our disciplines so that when harmful “reforms” appear, we are ready to stand against them being adopted in our schools, and we know where to get the resources we need to offer up student-centered, research-based choices instead of costly “cures” sold by those out to profit from public school children.

A Brief History of My Teacher Research: 1994-2015

September 22, 2015


I am a teacher researcher. What that means is that each year, I formulate a research question and go about observing, making field notes, reading the research, interviewing people, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and going public with my work in my classroom, in my school district, in my community, and/or in my professional community. Over […]