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Journey of a Superintendent: What is a Good Teacher Worth?

What is a good teacher worth? This is the title of an insightful New York Times article and video that I recently viewed. As we prepare for a new school year, I thought this was an inspiring piece to share. … Continue reading

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Journey of a Superintendent: Moving Toward the Next Level of Success

Recently a teacher handed me a copy of Dennis Littky’s book, The Big Picture:  Education is Everyone’s Business. The book describes schools as, “The Met,” where learning is truly personalized, based on authentic experiences, and where students and teachers come … Continue reading

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Journey of a Superintendent: 10,000 Hours and Counting

10,000 hours, 416 days, 600,000 minutes are required to become an expert in any one skill. Michael Jordan stayed on the court following a basketball game and continued to practice his jump shot for several hours. Wayne Gretzky stayed on … Continue reading

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