Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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Choosing a Topic for our Ted.com Speeches

Choosing a Topic for our Ted.com Speeches

By on November 21, 2011

I’m currently prepping my classes for another research unit, this one a blend of Memoir, Advocacy, and Speech Writing. After all, never in real life are genres categorized. They blend together; and the Common Core assessments to come recognize the

More Details on My Topic for Monday’s Arne Duncan Call: Teachers at the Policy Table

More Details on My Topic for Monday’s Arne Duncan Call: Teachers at the Policy Table

By on May 23, 2010

So, just to continue yesterday’s post on preparing for Monday’s conference call with Arne Duncan, I wanted to cover a little of what we planned to discuss with the Secretary. Our topics, as I said before, were selected from a

Conference Call with Arne Duncan and the DOE: Teachers at the Policy Table

Conference Call with Arne Duncan and the DOE: Teachers at the Policy Table

By on May 22, 2010

I’m exhausted. It’s why I’ve been a little quiet as of late on my tweenteacher scene. But I assure you, it isn’t because I’ve been up late watching TV. (Although is anyone else watching Lost? I mean, could it be