Lesson Planning with a lens on LITERACY

April 20, 2016 - One of the key design considerations of the Common Core State Standards is to foster a “shared responsibility in students’ literacy development.” If we can all agree that literacy entails proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening, then it is reasonable to assume that these standards are integral to instruction in all content. Continue reading
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One Teacher’s Experience with the Leadership Institute for Latino Literacy

April 7, 2016 - In this week’s blog post, I am sharing a blog post written by my friend and former Trinity classmate, Angelica Lara, ’05. She wrote the post for the National Council of La Raza blog on her experience as a presenter at the 2015 Leadership Institute for Latino Literacy. Continue reading
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Game On!

February 23, 2016 - Over the past several years, there has been tremendous interest and proving more importantly, a necessity, among educators to utilize games as a learning tool. Continue reading
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Why Personal Fitness Training May Be Your Niche

February 8, 2016 - From Jane Fonda to Jillian Michaels, personal fitness trainers have been portrayed in the media as toned and sculpted super-humans who have no tolerance for the lame excuses of mere mortals. But when you step away from the spotlight, you will see that most personal trainers are down-to-earth compassionate facilitators whose primary mission is to support you in attaining your goals. Continue reading
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Greatest Hits = Best Practices

January 27, 2016 - A teacher’s "greatest hits" should be something that they never forget because learning what works and what doesn’t is priceless in the classroom. Continue reading
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5 Reasons to Take Online PD Courses

January 13, 2016 - At Trinity, we do our best to provide quality PD courses at convenient times for teachers. One way we do this is to offer courses that are 100% online. Continue reading
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Happy New Law?

December 22, 2015 - Teachers are familiar with ‘new’ – it comes with the territory. This time around teachers are saying hello to the Every Student Succeeds Act which builds on the previous No Child Left Behind Act enacted in 2002. Continue reading
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A Year of Mercy

December 9, 2015 - I don’t know about you, but many of the teachers that I know practice Works of Mercy each day. Continue reading
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Give Thanks!: My Perspective on Thanksgiving

November 24, 2015 - Traditions, food, friends and family! Time to give thanks! Continue reading
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Be Kind to Others!

November 11, 2015 - I am sure everyone has heard a variation of the saying, “Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Are we? Continue reading
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