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Teacher as Decision-Maker vs. Teacher as Curriculum Implementer

Posted by Gravity Goldberg and Renée Houser on Feb 20, 2020 12:40:32 PM

The following is a guest blog post from Gravity Goldberg and Renée Houser, authors of the new resource, Teacher's Toolkit for Independent Reading, Grades 3–5.

Sue is handed a teacher’s manual and told to keep up with the pace. Her evaluation is based upon her implementing the program her school district purchases and she is expected to teach the lessons in the order they were written regardless of whether she thinks the lessons match the students.

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