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Welcome to Conference News Online for the 2012 NAESP Annual Conference & Expo! Check back frequently to stay informed about all the latest from Seattle with articles, blog postings, tweets, and photos from attendees.

CNO Articles by Day



Lighting Their Fires
Rafe Esquith inspires his students and NAESP principals.
Yong Zhao encourages principals to foster kids' creativity.
Who is this creator of teacher evaluation frameworks?
Douglas Reeves challenges principals to implement changes that can make an impact on student learning and achievement in the next 100 days.
Discussing solutions for educators, counselors, students, and parents.
The current reform movement treats schools as if they were stores that can be opened or closed, staff hired or fired, and poverty ignored, Ravitch says.



Rafe Esquith moves principals to tears and encourages them to take risks.
Test scores equate to people who can find answers. Should we instead be developing students who can ask great questions?
Advice on building capacity to sustain PLCs.
If teachers are afraid of or unsure how to go about the teaching of writing, the time that is dedicated to writing will continue to be negligible.
Douglas Reeves urges us to be true innovators.
"The most important factor in any educational initiative is how well we empower the teacher," says Donna Tileston.
The rewards of hearing people live whose work you admire and are trying to implement.
Diana Ravitch makes the case that the answer is "No."



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