David Bosso

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Berlin, Connecticut

David Bosso, who has taught social studies at Berlin High School in Berlin, Connecticut for over 20 years, is the 2012 Connecticut Teacher of the Year, the 2012 National Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year and a 2019 inductee into the National Teachers Hall of Fame.

Over the course of his teaching career, David has traveled to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe to work with international peers and to enrich students’ understanding of global issues. He currently serves as the President of the Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council, and is Immediate Past President of the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies.

David holds masters’ from the University of Hartford and Central Connecticut State University, and a doctorate from American International College. His areas of expertise include teacher motivation, morale and professional identities; educational history and policy; global education; and teacher leadership.

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Posted Nov. 23, 2020

Who’s Asking the Questions in Your Classroom? If It’s Not Your Students, Think Again

Teachers often tell their students that there is no such thing as a bad question. It’s true of course—students should…

By David Bosso

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Posted May 10, 2017

24 Teachers of the Year Tell Policymakers What It’s Really Like to Be a Teacher

Several years ago, I was part a group of teachers who met with our state senator, Donald Williams, to discuss…

By David Bosso

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Posted Apr. 15, 2021

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

The Pandemic Is Exactly Why We Need Standardized Testing

In the next few weeks, nearly all school districts in the U.S. will offer at least some in-person instruction. The worst of the pandemic school…

By Evan Stone

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

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