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Over the last few years in my thus far 28 year old teaching career I can distinctly recall a portion of our welcome back meetings by district leaders focusing our attention on data: test scores, attendance, graduation rate, etc.  It’s just part of the nature of the education climate today. I may or may not […]

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There was an article today in Charleston, SC’s Post and Courier that not only shocks me, but also saddens me. Charleston’s lowest-ranked teachers | The Post and Courier, Charleston SC – News, Sports, Entertainm www.postandcourier.com You see, CCSD  used MAP Scores to identify the top teachers, opening the door for the media scrutiny to do […]

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And the winner is…

Sunday I posted about our PACT that has commenced this week. I was reading a fellow SC educator’s blog here and he was sharing about ways to motivate kids to perform well. He asked for anyone to share motivational tools and techniques used, so I posted a comment on his blog. But as I thought […]

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