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Noah Klein

Pajama Learning @mrkleinsenglish Any teacher worth their salt ascribes to an essential truth; we can learn something every day from anyone we meet.  Professionally, teachers tend to gain new knowledge in one of two scenarios.  The first is in our classrooms.  Period to period and day to day, we […]

An Opportunity of a Lifetime

by Johanna Parr Klondike Lane Elementary When someone asks, “What do you do for a living?” many professionals reply with a simple explanation. An artist says, “I create vivid paintings,” a writer boasts, “I produce engaging novels,” and a musician asserts, “I conceive unforgettable symphonies.” When a teacher is asked the same question, the answer is not quite as simple. Teachers […]

NGSS 3-Dimensional Wave Riding

by Chelsea Haynes @MrsHaynesSci   As I sat among fellow teachers at a KDE Through Course Task Analysis session, Dr. Stephen Pruitt popped in to speak with us.  He gave us this courageous charge: “Teachers, it’s time to take back your classrooms!” He later mentioned that the […]