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In “Chalking the Line,” Professor Deb Meyer’s new blog series, she covers all things education. New blog articles are released monthly.

Recent Posts

‘3 Powerful Teaching Strategies for Connecting with Your Students’

Building authentic relationships in the classroom is a key to student success.

May 2, 2019

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‘What Is Teacher Leadership?’

Teacher leaders help spark positive change in education. Find out who they are and what they do.

March 15, 2019

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‘4 Reasons to Love Teaching’

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Prof. Meyer unpacks the passion of teaching with a simple acronym—LOVE.

February 14, 2019

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‘5 Reasons to Teach’

In Prof. Meyer’s inaugural blog article, she explores some of the reasons “start teaching” should be on your list of New Year’s resolutions.

January 16, 2019

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About the Author

Deb Meyer is a professor of education at Elmhurst College and a former classroom teacher in Mesa, Arizona. She teaches undergraduate courses to prospective teachers in educational psychology and upper elementary/middle school literacy methods and graduate courses in teacher leadership.

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