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Every day, educators are making history through their selfless service to our communities. CT3 and ASCD are recognizing some of these educators through...

Every day — but especially today — we should all be reminded to act on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s words, his...

I decided to write this post after I witnessed the events of January 6, 2021 in our nation’s capital. Like many, I was...

The ongoing challenges to the November 3 election outcome culminated Wednesday in an obscene, shameless, abhorrent display of violence that resulted in extremists attacking...

Stories emotionalize information. A well crafted story can take data, figures, and theory and turn it into something memorable. Transformational leaders understand this...

Dear partners and friends, And so we have come to the end of what feels like the longest year in recent memory. You have no...

This year more than ever, school leaders are filtering an unprecedented amount of information to support prioritization for student impact. They are balancing...

Excerpt reposted from Glose for Education blog, originally posted October 8, 2020. Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) within the school is primarily associated with...

On October 17, 2020, we celebrate Black Poetry Day in honor of Jupiter Hammon, who is believed to be the first African American...

Culturally relevant educators acknowledge and appreciate children’s home cultures and validate every student's experience by seizing opportunities to strengthen the connection between home...

At CT3, we value civic engagement and are excited to help our education community make their voices heard in every election. We are teaming...

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

Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865: the day that Union Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas, and told slaves of their...

The events in NYC and Minnesota over the weekend are additional examples of how our communities of Color are under constant attack in...

During our most recent webinar entitled “Coaching in the Classroom: How Real-Time Feedback Leads to Lasting Improvement”, we were delighted to be joined...

The No-Nonsense Nurturer pedagogical model was developed over several years by observing highly successful teachers in action, then creating a coaching system to support...

This blog series is aimed at helping educators in a time of challenge and opportunity. Are you suddenly tasked with recording lessons that you...

This blog series is aimed at helping educators with online learning in a time of uncertainty and challenge. I got a text today from...

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

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

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

The thought of student home visits may at first seem intimidating, but the impact can be powerful. Taking the time and making the...

School culture impacts everything we do as educators, and reflects our ability to meaningfully engage students. How is the school culture in your...

This post originally appeared in ASCD Express on May 9, 2019. "Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on...

I watched all of the March Madness games with my husband and was excited to see number two seed, Michigan State, beat number...

It’s no secret that principals set the tone for an entire school community, driving the goals, culture, and practices of every staff member....

If you see something, say something. I started my teaching career in middle school with a resource room math class. I had never taught...

Travel to schools across the country, and you’ll see it’s clear that teachers are working hard and truly care about their students. Otherwise,...

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...

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 are interviewing a member of the CT3 team about their background in education as well as the...

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

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...

In the world of education, there are amazing teachers and leaders transforming classrooms and schools every day. On the other hand, there are...

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...

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...

Positive Narration is the act of focusing on what students are doing correctly and openly saying those things aloud to help motivate students...

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...