From the Washington Post – “Kathy Liu Sun is an assistant professor of math education at Santa Clara University who was a public high school math teacher for nine years in San Jose, California. She argues in the following post that the Common Core math standards — which have caused great consternation in many places around the country — are being misinterpreted.”
From Getting Smart – “I recently wrote about the steps to transforming a school. I pointed out that by “transformation” I mean an environment where students are achieving academically and taking ownership of their learning: exhibiting agency. I listed four steps to achieving this transformation: Data-informed instruction; Student-centered approaches; Ongoing improvement/innovation processes; Every child known by a caring adult both academically and as a person.”
I feel blessed to be an educator. I have had the good fortune of working as an English teacher, an Assistant Principal, a Principal and an Assistant Superintendent. I currently serve as the Assistant Superintendent of Burlington Public Schools (MA).
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