Archive | 2015

These young teachers are pretty amazing – NC State Grads in the news

It is graduation week and I could not be more proud of my undergraduate students from the classes of 2012 through 2015 who are now fully established or just beginning their careers as teachers.  I have 280 of them out there now and they are all pretty much as terrific as these two. This week […]

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On giving teachers time…

My job now is to prepare, inspire, and support pre-service teachers as they embark upon the greatest career in the world:  Teaching.  I have heard that, in China, teachers are called ‘culture makers’.  There is little more important than that.  And teaching is both intellectually challenging and emotionally challenging.  I want the amazing pre-service teachers […]

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