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June 27, 2013

The Together Teacher Goes on Vacation!

Hi there friends, Just a quick heads up that you’ll experience some silence from my end for the next two weeks as I head out on vacation and then attempt to move two kids, two cats, and two adults from Brooklyn to Washington, D.C. I just…

June 25, 2013

Say No (or Yes) Nicely

As the to-do’s for the summer and fall start to pile up, we may find ourselves saying “yes” to every request or new idea that comes our way. Our instincts have good intentions, we WANT to be helpful, we’re excited too, and we see SO MUCH…

June 22, 2013

Supporting Teacher Prioritization, Part 2

A few weeks ago, we discussed ways schools can use structural supports to help teachers prioritize. Since writing, one thing has really stuck with me. . . only half the teachers I surveyed ever had  a conversation about prioritization with their…

June 13, 2013

Product Review: Hapara

We recently asked a few teachers to share they ways they deal with version control*  issues and document sharing with students. Michelle K., in California, brought this great product to our attention: Here’s the official…