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Although I'm in a central office position, I observe at least 20 - 30 classrooms a week. I really enjoy supporting teachers, but most importantly, I enjoy sitting with students at their desk and watching them learn. Today after a... Continue Reading →

As I watched this performance by one of my favorite rappers Big Daddy Kane ( see video below), I was reminded of how schools should operate. As the video began, you can clearly hear each individual instrument as they had... Continue Reading →

by Marcus Jackson on September 23, 2018 I grew up in an era where certain behaviors were not tolerated. Behaviors such as: interrupting adults while they were talking, rolling your eyes, smacking your teeth, not responding when an adult is speaking to you,... Continue Reading →

Posted by Marcus Jackson on September 1, 2018 Yesterday I dealt with three male students from different schools who caused major disruptions within their schools. After speaking with them and discussing the antecedent that led to the disruption, I realized each of... Continue Reading →

by Dr. Marcus Jackson Posted on April 18, 2018 Yesterday I observed the best lesson I've ever seen as a teacher or administrator. The lesson was on, “Failure, Adversity, and Resiliency." To begin the lesson, the teacher reviewed the objective and... Continue Reading →

by Marcus Jackson Posted on July 31, 2018 The month of August signifies that we're back in school in some parts of the country with the rest of the country beginning in September. That means every school in the country will be... Continue Reading →

by Dr. Marcus Jackson July 17, 2018 Being a teacher is one of the most stressful yet fulfilling jobs in America. Every teacher will have frustrating moments, seemingly impossible deadlines, an expectation to overcome enormous obstacles, and there will be days where... Continue Reading →

By: Marcus D. Jackson, Ed.D. June 17, 2018 Have you ever been driving—headed to a familiar destination? You know every turn, every pothole, ever obstacle             along the way. As you are traveling down the familiar... Continue Reading →

by Dr. Marcus Jackson May 29, 2018 That child who's struggling to find their place in this world, I understand that child. That child who's struggling in reading and mathematics, I understand that child. That child who hates to sit... Continue Reading →

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