Dr. Ilene Winokur AlZaid

Dr. Ilene’s Journey – Promoting Reflective Teaching in Kuwait

When Dr. Ilene Winokur was young, people often told her she’d make a great teacher. She wasn’t quite sure why they said that – perhaps it was her ability to relate to all types of people or her infinite patience – but she respected the teaching profession so deeply that she didn’t feel capable of
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Stephanie Shepherd

Creativity and Collaboration Help Students Learn Real-World Skills

Bak Middle School of the Arts, a public magnet school in West Palm Beach, Florida, is every creative kid’s dream school. Not only can students “major” in a wide array of art concentrations, but Bak’s reputation for academic excellence further increases its standing as one of the community’s most highly sought-after middle schools. Bak is
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Jenny O'Sullivan

A.D. Henderson’s Commitment to Continuous Improvement: Part 2

In a previous article, we spoke with Chrisencia Barzey and Brian Schum, two educators at A.D. Henderson University School, a public K-8 school on the campus of Florida Atlantic University. Both teachers told us that since the school implemented the Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model in 2011, they have grown professionally, increasing their focus on planning,
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A.D. Henderson’s Commitment to Continuous Improvement

A.D. Henderson’s Commitment to Continuous Improvement

A.D. Henderson University School, a public elementary and middle school situated on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, is known for its rigorous academics and great teachers, but even at this 2004 National Blue Ribbon School, teachers are always striving to get better. Along with the rest of Palm Beach County, A.D.
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