Can We Educate All Students Well Without Standardized Tests?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with David Britten

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If we eliminate standardized tests, how could we ensure that all students receive a good education?

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What Has Most Impacted Your Perspective As a Teacher?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Tony Sturgeon

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Join us as we recap our #Edchat discussion on the people and experiences that have shaped us as teachers.

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The Pros and Cons of Teacher Coaches

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair 

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Are teacher coaches effective at  delivering productive professional development?

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What Is the Real Return on Investment in Conferences?

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Education conferences are popular but to what extent are they worth the investment of time and money?

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What Kind of Support Is Essential for First-Year Teachers?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Patricia Russac 

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For some teachers, this back-to-school season will be their first.  What ae the essential support systems needed  to ensure their success. 

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