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Noah Klein

Power in the Classroom

by Marcia Carmichael-Murphy marcia.carmichaelm@jefferson.kyschools.us “If the structure does not permit dialogue, the structure must be changed.  Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information.” -Paulo Freire Traditional school and classrooms can often be void of dialogue, either conversational or instructional. We have all seen in […]

Reaching Out and Asking For Help

noah.klein@jefferson.kyschools.us @mrkleinsenglish In my opinion, professional learning networks are very much like PLCs.  They serve many functions, but one of the lesser known functions is that of support when we aren’t at our very best. Our normal contributor for this part of the month is Chelsea Haynes. Last […]

Slaying Dragons, Or Why You Should Become a Champion

by Jazmine Anderson @JNAnderson122 jazmine.anderson@jefferson.kyschools.us My initial JCPSForward blog post, “My School is Racist”, went live the first day of the JCPS Deeper Learning Symposium last month. Needless to say, I had a lot of commentators over the three-day event. The first few strangers to approach me caught […]