Category: Professional Development

I Remember

Today, we have another guest blogger. Jocelyn Burlew is a talented member of Team Character at Mason Intermediate School. In this post, she reflects back on how students may be going through tough times that may be quite invisible to teachers. She emphasizes that teachers building relationships can do much to help those students out.…
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September 18, 2017 4
Live Sketchnotes w/ Aaron Roberts

Sketchnoting at #MLS17

Wow! What an experience the entire #MLS17 conference was. With nearly 900 individuals experiencing the conference, we could probably have at least that many blog stories. I hope everyone learned something, walked alway energized, and is ready to start the school year. As you may know, I spent the conference organizing presenters and sessions, running…
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August 21, 2017 2
Classroom Management in the Digital Age

Classroom Management in the Digital Age

For our last summer guest blog post, Mason Middle School Spanish Teacher Lauren Richardson shares her experience of reading Classroom Management in the Digital Age by Heather Dowd. Lauren’s reflection was originally posted to her own blog, which can be found here. –editors Nothing scares a teacher more than change. For me, this looked like…
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August 3, 2017 0

MLS17 Mid-Summer Update

Good afternoon! We hope everyone is having a relaxing Best Summer Ever! We wanted to send out a few PD reminders.   Check out MasonLearns.com for blog posts throughout the summer. (You can also Subscribe to the blog to get updates via email! – Click the Blog button on the top right. Then choose to…
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July 14, 2017 0

Ready to Teach Like a Pirate!

Note: Sarah Boselovic is a guest blogger for our #MasonLearns blog. Sarah is another teacher who believes that you have to read to lead. She dove into the hot book Teach Like a Pirate. Ms. Boselovic is about to enter her third year of teaching. This coming school year will be her second year teaching…
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July 13, 2017 3
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5 Ways to Incorporate Personalized Learning into Your Classroom Next Year

This year I read the first “textbook” I truly enjoyed. It’s a professional development book called Learning Personalized: The Evolution of the Contemporary Classroom by Allison Zmuda, Greg Curtis and Diane Ullman. It’s really, really great. Trust me… I’m an English teacher! Share this…


June 24, 2017 0
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Mason Learning Series Registration NOW OPEN

Before reading this IMPORTANT post. I want to start by thanking each and everyone of your for another wildly successful year of Growing Greatness Together. Your work and daily commitment to excellence is exactly what makes Mason a destination district for world class learning! I would also like to give a special shout out to…
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May 24, 2017 0