Jess Field, Author at The Educators Room

About Jess Field

Jessica Field holds a Masters degree in Teaching & Learning. She is currently in her twelfth year in education, and lives just outside of Richmond, VA. She has taught every grade level in elementary school with the exception of Kindergarten. Currently, she works as an Instructional Coach to lead middle school teachers on best practices in literacy. She also works with teachers within the DoDEA (Department of Defense) schools sporadically. She also works with Grand Canyon University as a Student Teacher Supervisor for the past four years. In the past, she had the unique opportunity to virtually coach beginning teachers for the National Education Association (NEA), and has been very active with the NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI). She worked for several years with a local community college to teach Substitute Teacher courses, and was a Consultant with NC State University on text book committees, and created/evaluated test-bank items for various assessments including common assessments, and NC Teacher Licensure exams.

[OPINION] All “Armed” for Our Students

This is an opinion piece from one of our writers. To read more of our opinions around (not) arming teachers, please click Dear Generation X, #ArmMeWith Campaign, and many more here.   In the wake of the recent tragedy in Florida, some people have been quick to call for (more) gun control. The usage of guns [...]

Coaching the Players: Teaching the Teachers

Note: This idea came to me upon receiving my promotion as an Instructional Coach. A close friend gave me a (Sports Coach) whistle, along with a great card and a balloon to help me celebrate. I keep my whistle hanging in my office right next to my calendar to remind me of the similarities in [...]