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Teaching is one of the most challen fulfilling jobs in the world. They are not only expected to be skillful in their pedagogy, but must be skilled in many other areas. An effective teacher is required to meet the needs... Continue Reading →

by Marcus Jackson, Ed.D Posted March 27, 2019 I'm sorry for not listening, but I didn't understand what you were saying. I've never been to pre-K or daycare. So I don't understand sit down, criss cross applesauce, or what it... Continue Reading →

Mrs. Powell told me I was smart (2nd Grade) Mrs. Tanner told me I talked too much, but one day my words would inspire others (4th grade) Mrs. Nash told me I was a leader (5th grade) Mrs. Warren told... Continue Reading →

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 →

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