Bernard Pierorazio

Leader, Educator, Activist

Tag: education reform

Summer Reading for Teachers: Four Educational Leadership Books

Anyone who says teachers have the summers off has probably never met a teacher. With the two and a half months of summer break, many educators usually spend this time cultivating their profession through graduate schoolwork, lesson plan and curriculum design preps, professional development seminars, and, of course professional development and educational leadership reading. For […]

Why do Teachers Quit?

Teachers enter the education sector for a multitude of reasons: the experience to make a difference, the continuity to be a lifelong learner, the advocacy in improving a broken system, or the belief and guidance of a chosen mentor. As inspiring as it is to see these incredible individuals assume the responsibilities of shaping and […]

TedTalks Education: Rita Pierson, Every Kid Needs a Champion

In this particular TedTalk, we are joined with Rita Pierson, an educator who has been in the classroom for over forty years. The passion, drive, and desire she personifies for the field is an absolutely inspiring. With her comical anecdotes and playful demeanor, Rita does highlight some important influencers that impact the classroom on a daily basis. One […]

Day in the Life: Arkansas Teacher of the Year

Culturally Responsive Teaching by Demetrius Lancaster

The Real Problem Regarding Teacher Accountability

bernardpierorazio.com For the past two decades, the standard and accountability for teacher led instructions, also known as teacher accountability, have dominated the political discourse in the United States. This movement, sparked immediately from President Bush’s No Child Left Behind act, adheres to three common principles: The first holds to the improvement and national standard for […]

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