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NEW Using Self-Directed Learning to Prepare Students for 21st Century Thinking and Living
NEW What To Do If My Students Aren’t Getting It
Preparing for the New York City School Quality Review
If You are Fortunate Enough to Have a Paraprofessional What Should You Do?
ELL in a Monolingual Classroom
The Power of Background Knowledge
What if I'm Absent?
Motivating Students to Learn
Norms Make the Difference
What Are They Thinking?
Focusing on Standards to Guide Our Practice
Cooperative Learning: Preparing students to take their place in a democratic society
The Benefits of Progress Monitoring Our Students
Ending the School Year
Collecting and Using Data to Inform Planning and Instruction
The Impact of Mentoring on Our Professional Learning
Meaningful Independent Reading – What Does it Take?
Thoughtful Instruction That Supports Test-Taking
Conducting Effective Parent-Teacher Conferences
Creating Student Work Folders that Reflect Growth and Learning
Relax, Refuel, Renew, Reflect and Plan
Teacher As Facilitator
Planned Student Engagement
The Power of Small Group Instruction
Preparing for Tests - Teacher and Student
To-Do Lists for Professionals
How Can Guest Speakers Support Student Learning in Your Classroom or School?
Ending the School Year Smoothly
Building Community in Your School
Building Content Knowledge
Planning with Focus
Reflecting on Your Practice to Improve Student Achievement
Professionals as Problem Solvers
Planning, Organizing and Managing Your Learning Environment
Maintaining YOUR Professional Posture
Are You in the Zone?
What Have You Read Lately?
The Power of Passionate Professionals
An Action Plan for Growth and Success
Using Data to Organize for Effort
How Can Teachers Help Students Monitor and Assess Their Learning?
Assessment: Getting to Know Them
Motivate Your Students and Don’t Forget to Motivate Yourself
Can We Talk? Professional Conversations at a Glance in Three Collaborative Processes
Read! Read! Read!
A Professional Imperative for Effective Teachers
articles by Theresa:
Research and What Teachers Should Know About the Differences
In Boys and Girls as Learners
the Needs of Every Student with Differentiated Instruction
Kidwatching in the Assessment Cycle to Energize Your Classroom
Mathematical Games: Are Our Students Working or Playing?
Mathematics (K-6) in a Workshop Model: Making the Paradigm
Shift for Effective Instruction
articles on developing as a professional.
Helping Your Students Cope with Tragic Loss
Grant Writing Tips--Part
Grant Writing Tips- -Part
Reclaiming Your Life
Connect With Your Students
Board Certification - Process and Rewards!
Burnout: The Cure
Gairre Henry and Sharon Pettey-Taylor
AVID Program in Chapel Hill, NC
a Positive Force
Relating to Your Students
Making a Practice of Reflection
Preparing a Professional
Liberating the Imagination
Burnout: The Cure
Sharon Pettey-Taylor with Gairre Henry
Beyond the One-to-One
How Fashion Impacts Teacher Confidence
A New Paradigm of Professionalism
to Lose Heart
Cynthia Carbone Ward
London Cooper has been an educator for the New York City Department
of Education for seventeen years, during which she spent eleven
wonderful years in the classroom teaching children in grades
kindergarten through five. Her desire to support teachers,
especially new teachers, has been a long-standing passion
that led her to adult education. Presently, she facilitates
a UFT Teacher Center. As a professional developer of six years
providing in-class support to teachers as well as professional
development sessions, she enjoys the best of both worlds assisting