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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 →

By Dr.Marcus Jackson, May 12, 2018 Congratulations on reaching this milestone. It's been rough, tough, and plenty of other stuff 😊. However, this isn’t the end, it’s a new beginning. It’s time for a new journey. You are about to... Continue Reading →

Being introduced to your new staff can be a very anxious, exciting, and nerve wrecking moment. However, knowing what to say, how to say it, and how long the message should be is critical as every word will be dissected. I’ve had the luxury... Continue Reading →

Being a principal is a very demanding job. Every principal will face frustrating moments, seemingly impossible deadlines, and will be expected to overcome enormous obstacles. However, in my experience as a principal at all levels, there are “10 Daily Essentials... Continue Reading →

Turning around a low performing school is a monumental challenge. It is a challenge that is filled with failure, one that will be met with much resistance, and an experience that will be very uncomfortable. However, it is something than... Continue Reading →

A group of male students were discussing education after school. I wanted to chime in, but I decided not to as I didn't want to infringe on their honesty. However, I was excited when they called me over as they... Continue Reading →

There are few terms more batted about the world of education quite like "feedback". We look for feedback from mentors and administrators, we give feedback to other teachers and students and, if we're lucky, the feedback we give and receive... Continue Reading →

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