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Cultural Connections in the Classroom

Cultural Connections in the Classroom

New Culture, New Connections In 1993 I accepted my first teaching assignment – secondary math and science in Koyuk, Alaska.  Koyuk is a remote Inupiat Eskimo village of about 350 people, located on the Iditarod Trail, about 130 miles due east of Nome and about the...
The real conversation around “hold harmless” when it comes to teacher evaluation

The real conversation around “hold harmless” when it comes to teacher evaluation

The Governor of Indiana has on his desk legislation that allows teachers and schools to be shielded from penalties from last year’s poor statewide standardized test scores. “Hold harmless” legislation (SB 2) was sent to the governor’s desk Monday. It is...