My article, ‘Student Readiness to Achieve: Decreasing the Achievement Gap,’ was just published by the Southeast Education Network on their home page. The article offers an overview of basic factors associated with national initiatives, such as Common Core, designed to address student achievement. Learning techniques and classroom management strategies are highlighted to empower educators’ skills with diverse learners. This article will influence an estimated 50,000 readers.
Just published my article on teacher affect/classroom managemnt in the Fall edition of the Southeast Education Network [SEEN] journal, vol. 16.2, pages 22 – 23. This is the fourth (4) article in SEEN since the fall of 2013. My article analyzes the critical link between teachers’ personality traits and their management of student behavior. This topic is rarely discussed during university preparation or once employed, which is a major oversight considering its significance
Spent September 24th observing ten art / music teachers at two New Britain middle schools, concluding with a 60′ – workshop on basic Ecological Model techniques. Four of the teachers are beginning their careers. The director of fine arts shadowed my observations to assess teachers’ overall skills and classroom management issues. Having consulted at both Pulaski and Slade in prior years, I was able to offer personalized feedback about their circumstances, concentrating on im