Inspirational Educator: Joshua Katz, TEDx Talks' "Toxic Testing Terminator"

Every plaguing problem needs a caped crusader. When it comes to the burdensome culture of standardized assessment, teachers have found one in Joshua Katz (@jakatz87), the “Toxic Testing Terminator.” It’s been about one year since Katz delivered his TEDx Talk on “The Toxic Culture of Education.” In between then and now he’s run for political [...]

#InspirationalEducator – Cheryl Beckwith

Cheryl Beckwith How do you teach for 43 years and still have fun? Cheryl Beckwith, Colorado Rockies MLB All-Star Educator does that every year. Each new school year is a blessing for Cheryl, and those of us who share her profession - regardless of this being our 1st or 51st year - can [...]

By | September 2nd, 2014|Featured, Interviews, Stellar Educator of the Week|0 Comments

Inspirational Educator – Garrett Lim, All-Star Teacher

Every teacher wants to be called an all-star, but not many get the trophy to match. Garrett Lim is one of those honored few teachers to be recognized by Major League Baseball as an All-Star, as he was the Chicago White Sox's selection to the 2014 All-Star contest. We sat down with Garrett to watch [...]

Congratulations LaShanda J. – Our Stellar Educator of the Week!

Name: LaShanda J. School: Charter School of the Dunes, Indiana Years Teaching: 5-6 years Specialty: Middle School - English/ Language Arts, Social Studies   Congratulations to LaShanda J., our Stellar Educator of the Week!  LaShanda was nominated by one of her colleagues, who wrote about the impact LaShanda has made on her students:  LaShanda has [...]

By | April 8th, 2013|Middle School, Stellar Educator of the Week|0 Comments

Congratulations Matt M. – Our Stellar Educator of the Week!

Name: Matthew M. School: Kalamazoo Public Schools Years Teaching: 10+ years Specialty: Social Studies   Congratulations to Matthew M., our Stellar Educator of the Week!  Matt was nominated by one of his colleagues, who reveals some of the amazing ways he connects with his students: I first met Matt when he was helping the whole [...]

By | April 1st, 2013|Featured, Stellar Educator of the Week|0 Comments