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Waves of educational change benefit Hawaii's students

By Meghan McCormick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 28, 2014

~~<p>The recent coverage on changes in our public schools has motivated me to reflect on my last five years as a teacher. I am proud to be a public school teacher in Hawaii and feel very lucky to have been hired as a resource special education teacher at Wheeler Middle School five years ago.</p>
<p>My first year was challenging. Implementing new programs and procedures and learning a new way of thinking stretched me in many ways. But, with the support and guidance of an amazing group of administrators, mentors and colleagues, I was able to learn and grow and improve my practice.</p>
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The recent coverage on changes in our public schools has motivated me to reflect on my last five years as a teacher. I am proud to be a public school teacher in Hawaii and feel very lucky to have been hired as a resource special education teacher at Wheeler Middle School five years ago.

My first year was challenging. Implementing new programs and procedures and learning a new way of thinking stretched me in many ways. But, with the support and guidance of an amazing group of administrators, mentors and colleagues, I was able to learn and grow and improve my practice. Login for more...



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