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The Gifted Student: Reflections of a Teacher

Bryan Morrison @morrisonsclass Co-Author: Tiffani Morrison Calvin Coolidge is often quoted saying, “The most common commodity in this country is unrealized potential.” So how does this pertain to your classroom? Does this mean every student has to go to college? No. Does this mean that ALL students have […]

How to Be Better Than You Were Last Year

In the middle of July, like it or not, we teachers really begin thinking forward to the next school year as we enter “back to school” mode. In-between attending professional development, looking for school supply deals, scoping out decor inspiration, professional reading and hunting for materials to help […]

CReATE Safe Spaces for Learning

by Donna Neary @donnamneary There are 100,600 students enrolled in JCPS and 6,000 of them are English learners (ELs.) That means that just over six percent of our student population in the district speak 106 languages and represent countries from around the globe. These numbers are expected […]