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September 26, 2017

Reader Mailbag: How to Be A Together Grad School Student

Here’s a great question that recently landed in the mailbag from Mekia L., a principal with KIPP DC, who had just started grad school! I know many of you are in the same boat! What a great question, Mekia! I already know you are rocking out…

February 3, 2016

Reader Mailbag: How to Best Sort My Weekly List

Your emails, questions and comments have been rolling in! Time to resurrect the mailbag! Here’s one from Stacie, an instructional manager (and former principal and teacher) based in Baltimore! Click to enlarge  Dear…

August 21, 2013

Mailbag: No Paper? No Problem!

Hi Maia, Can you help me out? I’m looking for suggestions from teachers on how to create a classroom environment with less paper for elementary and middle school parents, students and teachers. How can we work with less paper, as our district…

October 17, 2012

Mailbag: Thumbdrives, Google Docs, and Longhand, Oh, My!

Dear Maia, I’m a middle school language arts teacher, and it has gotten increasingly complicated to keep track of my students’ writing over my decade of teaching. Some students want to write by hand.  Others want to draft on laptops or…

September 26, 2012

Mailbag: 170 Students and Drowning in Grading!

Dear Maia, I am a high school principal in Colorado, and some of my teachers have 170 students EACH. They are drowning in homework to grade. How on earth can they make this easier and more efficient? Kate…