Monthly Archives: March 2016

Working to support great readers and writers with a unique approach to teaching

Think about a time when you learned something new. What was it that helped you learn? Was it a topic or activity that you were greatly interested in? Did someone model how to do it? Were you able to practice … Continue reading

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How starving our state’s education system is hurting us all

If you are not directly involved with budgeting for one of Iowa’s public schools or Area Education Agencies (AEAs), you might not fully grasp the crisis that our education system is really in. You might glance at the headlines about … Continue reading

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38 school districts added to Iowa’s teacher leadership system

Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise today announced the next group of school districts chosen to launch local teacher leadership plans through Iowa’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation System. Thirty-eight school districts have been added to the state system, bringing … Continue reading

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