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

Recent Posts

The Special Educator Skills All Teachers Should Have

Any teacher could learn a thing or two from a special educator colleague.

Oct. 22, 2019

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Make Your Teaching Goals REAL This Year

Here’s a tried and true way to set classroom goals that stick.

Aug. 27, 2019

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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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