Language is a Bridge Not a Barrier in Math

November 2, 2023 | Vidya Jayakumar

As a high school mathematics teacher, I often heard the same refrain from students and educators: “I thought math does not need language.” Mathematics, after all, is a universal language of its own – a realm of absolutes...


Not One Strategy Works for All Students

November 2, 2023 | Eva Beleche

Every year I work to get my students to meet the standards for 4th grade.  This year,  I focused on working with my students on writing with evidence. Their writing would let me know how well they understood...

Leader Voices

Old Dogs Can Be Taught New Tricks

September 29, 2023 | Kevin Cushing

I began the 22-23 school year late. My first day as a new Assistant Principal at Dublin High School began two weeks after the school year started. I knew that it was going to be a year of...


Striking Balance as Department Chair

September 13, 2023 | Jennifer Hansen

I hate meetings.  This is not a secret; I’m always happy to share my feelings on the drain that meetings affect upon me.  The torture of sitting and listening after a long day.  The four o’clock fog.  The...

Program Highlights

Public Learning Promotes Vulnerability and Courage

September 13, 2023 | Brooklyn Joseph

It was mid-afternoon, about 15 minutes into our Instructional Leadership Team meeting at one of our partner schools.  When it was the next teacher leader’s turn to be our Public Learner, about one...