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 number of books on these areas and others. Most importantly, The tempered Radical provides valuable examples of best practice for classroom teachers and administrators at all levels.

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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.