Tag Archives: Ella Smith

DeKalb County School Board Candidates up for election on May 20, 2014: A Review

We have done our best to compile as much information as we can on the candidates seeking election to the school board on May 20. Remember, the two super districts no longer exist (which is why you see two incumbents … Continue reading

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Ella Smith’s District 4 campaign statement

I am Ella Smith and I am announcing I am running for district 4 School Board Member position in DeKalb County. I am a concerned educator who has been advocating for educational accountability and reform in the DeKalb School System … Continue reading

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Differentiation … what is it?

We had an interesting conversation going on another thread about this concept of differentiated instruction. What is it? What does it have to do with the new common core standards? How do teachers know what to do? How do parents … Continue reading

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