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Wishful Thinking

Posting one of my replies to a comment thread on Diane Ravitch’s blog for her post: “Are TFA Teachers “Highly Qualified”?  I expect my comment to elicit meaningful discourse, if not some passionate statements.  While my thoughts on this matter … Continue reading

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Teaching Philosophy Statement

I resonate with many of Alfie Kohn’s perspectives, tempered by knowing who I am as a person, and the pressures of everyday life.  My goal is to come as close to the ideals he espouses as possible. Towards that end, … Continue reading

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