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In this blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise that...

Given the amount of time teachers and students spend together over the course of a year, relationships between the educators and students will...

In this blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise that...

Perhaps you’re a coach or school leader who has heard a teacher say, “But, they don’t know the language." Perhaps you are an...

In this blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise that...

Our blog series exposes teachers and administrators to examples of high-leverage strategies that support strong pedagogy in every classroom. Think Pair Share is...

We all want to feel cared for and valued by the significant people in our lives. As teachers, that means not only building...

In this blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise that...

In this blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise that...

In this blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise that...

Do your lesson plans pass the test? In our first blog in this series, Pedagogy Surpasses Curriculum, we discuss that while a worthy tool,...

In this blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise that...

In this new blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise...

In this new blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise...

In this new blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise...

In this new blog series, we are interviewing members of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the expertise...

In our new blog series, we will interview a member of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the...

As educators working with marginalized populations across the country, it’s been an emotional week following the events in Charlottesville and the response of the current administration. Our...

As a former principal, I learned that one of the keys to successful leadership is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule...

How a strategy you may have used before can be executed to give your students more ownership, voice and investment.   “I have never heard...

During a two-day training held for Cleveland Metropolitan School District leaders last summer, our organization led a session on the importance of feedback....

"No significant learning takes place without a significant relationship." (James Comer, 1995) As an educator, it's critical to devote time during the first days...

Leading a school is hard. No one can argue that. Leading a school after a year of dissatisfaction, low test scores, and a...

As Major League Baseball kicks off All Star Week, where the greatest players of our American pastime come together for a game, as a Cincinnati Reds fan, I...

“Dad, I got all A’s!” “Good, but you can do better.” These were the words remembered by Lennox Thompson, a West-Indian American whose parents migrated...

At CT3, we believe that building life-altering relationships is a journey, not a destination.  Therefore, taking time to reflect and celebrate the small...

Picture this… Student gets upset. Teacher kicks student out of the classroom. Student receives disciplinary action from the teacher. Student enters the classroom the next day and the...

This segment recently aired in January of 2016 on Good Morning America about our work with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina. We appreciate the...

by Joe Gaston. Originally posted on Edutopia.org. "I took a speech class one semester when I was in undergraduate school. For our first assignment...

A short time ago, I had the privilege of supporting a Real Time Teacher Coach (RTTC) as she was conducting a Baseline Observation...

I’ve previously written that student behavior is not personal. This is true. Pressure from students' outside lives can erupt in class. Unprocessed grief...

The education of children is a responsibility that must be shared by the teacher and families alike. We need to recognize what a...

"There's a fight in the library!" It's 2 pm, and Chelsea is standing on the faded asphalt, yelling. Our principal, Ms. Benjamin, shoots...

All No-Nonsense Nurturers know that building relationships with their students is paramount to a productive classroom culture. What few teachers have, however, is...

I recently received the following email from a career-changer who was beginning their first year of teaching. It got me thinking about the...

When I am brainstorming ideas about how to support educators or youth… one of the questions that is simple, sometimes infuriating, but always...

Effective educators profoundly understand that “nurturing” scholars means demonstrating “care.” Many teachers may misunderstand “care” as unconditional praise, downshifting expectations for scholars...

Don’t underestimate the role of positive narration and its range of influence on establishing, developing, and maintaining positive and productive classroom culture and...

It’s not the students. It’s us. The evidence from CT3's work suggests that educators formulate their cultural responsiveness through connections with the people, places and...

Teachers need to have the consistency and precision of an elite world-class athlete to be effective. Students need structure and predictability from adults...

It has been in the twilight of my 30-year teaching career that I have received authentic coaching. No-Nonsense Nurturer (NNN) are designed to...