Category: #ForwardBloggers

A Teacher’s Self-Care Guide

by Shannon Stone Passionate teachers pour themselves into their work, often at the cost of their own families. They give up Sunday night dinners in order to create engaging lesson plans. They are digging through Pinterest and engaging in Twitter Chats outside of the school day. They […]

A Homeless Man from Boston Taught Me A Lesson

A side note from the JCPSForward Bloggers:  Our regularly scheduled blogger is currently on an amazing vacation (we do not weep for her).  Below is an entry from the JCPSForward blog co-lead, Noah Klein. by Noah Klein @mrkleinsenglish Growing up, I was bullied.  At times it was […]

Jump In, Ride the Wave, and Embrace NGSS

by Chelsea Haynes @MrsHaynesSci The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been on the rise and new state assessments went into pilot mode this year. Over the last three years, our district has been ‘rolling out’ lessons to align with NGSS, and also incorporate the current modules […]