Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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Budget Cut Victim – Textbook Adoption

Budget Cut Victim – Textbook Adoption

By on December 5, 2008

We just got word that we will not have our scheduled textbook adoption for ELA this year as planned.  I have to admit, it is disappointing.  I mean, yes it meant I was going to be out of the classroom

How To Get a Job in Education That You Love

How To Get a Job in Education That You Love

By on June 12, 2008

Don't just take the first job handed to you. Here's a step-by-step guide in finding a job in education on your terms.

An Honors Student Does Not a Critical-Thinker Necessarily Make

An Honors Student Does Not a Critical-Thinker Necessarily Make

By on June 4, 2008

An honors student does not always a critical thinker make.

Teacher Observations: Principals vs. the Union

Teacher Observations: Principals vs. the Union

By on May 24, 2008

Why does the union stand in the way of getting rid of a bad teacher? Doesn't that undermine the work of other teachers?

Don’t Knock the Less Experienced Teacher

Don’t Knock the Less Experienced Teacher

By on May 23, 2008

I know the use of new teachers in harder-to-teach classrooms is frowned upon, but maybe they have some pros in the face of so many cons: energy, passion, and flexibility.

Bad Teachers are not Tenure’s Fault

Bad Teachers are not Tenure’s Fault

By on March 23, 2008

How do you get rid of a cruddy teacher? The administrator has to do their job.