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How I Used Videos to Showcase Student Reflective Voice During Parent Conferences

By Guest Author | Mar 9, 2021

Written by Seth Abbott, middle school English Language Arts teacher at John E. Flynn a Marzano Academy in Westminster, Colorado It’s happened to me a thousand times. I sit down with a family at a parent/teacher conference and my student that always has something to say about everything suddenly goes quiet. Like a turtle withdrawing…

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Cumulative Review and Collective Responsibility

By Guest Author | Feb 25, 2021

Written by: Megan Delaney, Instructional Coach, Proviso East High School In Greek Mythology, Sisyphus was a king who outsmarted Death. As a result, Zeus punished him with the task of rolling a giant boulder up a hill. He would labor and sweat and push the boulder but with every foot of progress he made, the…

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