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Personalized Professional Development

Over the last few weeks, I have read several articles about “Personalized ” Professional Development.  This is what I have been saying for years!  Teachers, like our students, are all at different levels.  Whether we are referring to experience, classroom...

Stay “Summer Smart” with CTN

As you get ready to pack up for the summer- a few of you may be already thinking ahead. If you are concerned about the dreaded “summer slide” here are a few things you can do to keep students on the right path. No matter how your students plan to spend their vacation...

Show and Tell

Showcasing student work- We are all too familiar with the hallway bulletin board. At the beginning of the year, we are eager to use new board paper and patterned border trims, but as the year goes by, we are inclined not to switch backgrounds, or use colorful...

MathBowl 2017 Reflection

When I first began working at CTN, the MathBowl was entering its second year.  I thought the idea that the whole Diocese was invited to participate in this math competition was a wonderful way to engage students.  I was proven correct and over the last few years I...

EdCity Features Technology

EducationCity has six modules, including Technology. This module helps you introduce essential technology skills to your kindergarten-5th grade students. By joining computing twins, Chip and Meg, on their latest EducationCity adventure, students will learn not only...

Let’s Talk

On Tuesday evening, I sat with my family and watched the season finale of “This is Us”. This hit television show has captured my heart as well as millions of viewers.  We started watching the show after hearing so much about it from friends and family. I...