Just Another Day

Just Another Day

by Tim Ramsey, seventh grade writing teacher at Westwind Elementary in the Pendergast Elementary School District

Tim Ramsey, an educator for more than three decades, shares about his daily experiences teaching 7th grade writing virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He gave Expect More Arizona permission to publish a few of his journal entries from this year, including this one. Check out Mr. Ramsey’s other blogs in this series: A Reason to …

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A look into the new reality of Arizona’s educators

by Expect More Arizona

The arrival of COVID-19 and the resulting social distancing orders didn’t include a roadmap for teachers. Almost overnight, everything Arizona’s educators had planned for the week, month and possibly the remainder of the school year went out the window. But so many of these amazing professionals didn’t bat an eye – frankly they didn’t have …

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Quarantine Advice from an Arizona Teacher of the Year

by Beth Maloney

If you’re anything like me, one minute you feel like you can live at home in quarantine forever. The next, you’re ready to leap out the front door. Here are some things to do to keep the kids (and you) from going quarantine-crazy and maintain a sense of normalcy during these strange times. Read. Reading …

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