PD Formats as a reflection of a community’s values #edchat

I have this joke I like to tell: “Did you hear about the awesome lecture on Differentiated Instruction?” It gets laughs because the very concept, on the face of it, is ridiculous. But the funny part is that every teacher has either experienced this or knows a colleague who has experienced it.* “The medium is […]

Why are good teachers leaving the classroom? #edchat

So I’ve spent the past several years watching as many of my friends have left the classroom to go do some sort of role outside of the immediate school environment, such as private consulting, joining a non-profit, joining or founding an edtech startup, or stepping up into district administration roles. Watching, and fretting. Because these […]