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“Five Words and Phrases that Sound Different to Teachers”

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Five Words and Phrases that Sound Different to Teachers is a brilliant and funny must-read guest post at Education Week. It’s written by Roxanna Elden.

Read what these words really mean to many teachers:

“Failure is not an option”

Research-based

Rigor

Status Quo

Paradigm Shift

Thanks to John Norton for the tip.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. Hilarious. I read the part about rigor out loud to my husband.

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