Tag Archives: Oklahoma

How much is a teacher worth?

I’ve blogged previously about the importance of positive teacher relationships. As I move into an administrative role, it’s important for me to remember to help young teachers develop their skills in building positive student/teacher relationships, instead of just building content delivery experts. … Continue reading

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Recession Proof Does Not Mean Poverty Proof- Get Out and VOTE!

Once I decided that I was going to become a teacher, I pursued jobs that I thought could prepare me for my future career. I worked for The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. I was an education assistant and rehabilitation aide … Continue reading

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State Superintendent Candidate Panel: 10/19/14

I was given the opportunity to be a panelist for a debate today. The debate featured the two candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction: Dr. John Cox and Joy Hofmeister. The panel was hosted by, The Norman Chapter of the Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Did you know what you were getting into?

Last week, I was asked a question: “Didn’t you know what you were getting into, when you decided to become a teacher?”. This week, I was told this statement: “You knew what you were getting into when you chose to be … Continue reading

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Retention, Petitions, and House Bills, OH MY!

I am terrified of the retention portion of the Reading Sufficiency Act (RSA). We need to support HB 2625 (without amendments) to help defeat one-test retention. Recently, I read a post from Claudia Swisher about her love for To Kill a … Continue reading

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