Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dystopia: A Possible Future of Teacher Evaluation

I’m usually not an alarmist, however, the recent efforts to develop a common repository for student standardized test scores and associated data is something of concern for all parents.  Read more about these efforts at the links below. NY Daily … Continue reading

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Striving for a Sustainable Work-Life Balance

Yesterday, I received an email asking if there was anything special I wished to pursue in the upcoming 2013-2014 school year as part of our school redesign efforts.  I found the request bittersweet.  Redesigning school is an awesome opportunity, especially … Continue reading

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What will you focus on in the next year?

Next year I will seek greater balance, hopefully with only two preps. Having three preps nearly made me end my new career as a teacher. With BTSA, three preps, Common Core, AP level courses, intervention, and nearly all of my … Continue reading

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