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Stacy wants to learn from her students’ work.
Stacy felt that her students worked independently quite a bit in the classroom, but that she didn’t make good use of that time...

Samuel learns about standards.
Samuel had never taught in an educational system based on standards and benchmarks... 

Janelle wonders about active learning.
Janelle, a first year teacher, came away from her staff orientation meeting with a mixture of excitement and anxiety...

Miss Green lets a teachable moment slip by.
Ten-year-old Mark was excited to bring the cocoon that he had found in his backyard to school... 

Tony wants better communication about student progress.
Tony walked away very frustrated from his first night of parent/teacher conferences at Valley High School...