This week’s #BloggerMondays blog is The Tempered Radical by Bill Ferriter, a sixth-grade teacher from Raleigh, North Carolina. Ferriter shares his experiences as a classroom teacher openly, highlighting his good days and bad.

If you want to get a quick sense of his blog, check out the post titled “This is Why I Teach: Long Days. Lots of Smiles.” In addition to his classroom teaching, Ferriter is also an expert on professional learning communities and integrating technology meaningfully into instructional practice. He has authored a...

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  • About the Author:

    Patrick Larkin is the assistant superintendent for learning in Burlington (MA) Public Schools and a former NASSP National Digital Principal of the Year. You can follow him on Twitter at @patrickmlarkin.