Teachers should be supporting other teachers; not competing against one another or trying to outdo the person in the classroom down the hall. We should be sharing our ideas, celebrating one another’s successes and trying to lift one another up when we are down.
Marion County's Dana Lee Thomas explains how a new program set up by a group of Hope Street Fellows is designed to provide the support new teachers need.
Marshall County's Bridget Powell says teachers have a key role to play in helping their students become more resilient and develop good decision-making skills.
Warren County's Stephanie Beason says educators, schools and districts need to take extra steps when identifying students who could be best served in a gifted program to make sure they are not overlooking children due to their background or home lives.
Jefferson County's Sheri A. Rhodes said she felt like she was failing her gifted students because so much of her time was being spent on students who were below grade level, but then she discovered how differentiated instruction could help everyone in her classroom.
Fleming County's Amy Bolar said when you are trying to get student buy-in, it might be best to focus your efforts on a particular small set of students.
Knox County's Beth Lovett shares her story of how she became a teacher leader and how other teachers can find their own leadership path.
Lee County's Julia Durbin Bishop said professional learning communities and helped teachers come together when her district merged two schools over the summer.
Covington Independent’s Tiffany Gruen shares her story about how co-teaching made both her and a colleague better in the classroom.
Washington County’s Holly Wood shares the winding path that led her to her classroom and her love for teaching.