ELEVATE: OKCPS students volunteer to do taxes

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Rallying for education

Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Jason Proctor at Capitol teacher rallyOn Monday, March 30, I had the privilege of speaking at the education rally held on the steps of the State Capitol. I would like to share my remarks with you.


OKTOY Blog: A Celebration of Teaching

It should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with education that we are in need of teachers in Oklahoma and across the nation. One of the objectives we all agree is critical attracting and retaining top teaching talent. The question then becomes how do we go about doing that?

A few weeks ago some friends of mine partnered with Northeastern State University (NSU) to address this issue.

OKTOY Blog: Focus on the teacher (Part 2)

Last week I promised to share a few of the practices that I have found the most effective in furthering my development as a teacher. My goal is to focus on three areas: personal reflection, collaboration and peer coaching.

Collaboration word art

OKTOY Blog: Focus on the teacher (Part 1)

…understand that standards do not teach; teachers teach.
   -Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

OKTOY Blog: Different kinds of teaching

Students are rocket ships, teachers the fuel.
   -Lyon Terry, 2015 Washington Teacher of the Year


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