Podcast: Christine Marsh, 2016 Arizona Teacher of the Year

Leading from the Classroom: Insights from the 2016 Teachers of the Year

In this episode, Christine Marsh, an English teacher at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, tells us how the new Teacher of the Year can make his or her own life smoother.

Here’s Christine.

So, my advice to you is simple, but not easy. Recognize that you, too, can do anything for one year.

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Assessment data is most useful when students are able to give their best effort on a test. There’s a lot you can do to set them up for success—even when testing remotely.

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Set goals for growth and mastery

Ready to set some goals for your students, classroom, or school? Download our guide for quick tips, perspectives from educators, and printable resources.

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A small step for big gains in equity

Academic success can depend largely on what kids learn by third grade. The right assessment empowers teachers to differentiate instruction as early as kindergarten, so no one gets left behind.

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