Karen Flories

Guest Blogger

Professional Learning Consultant

Romeoville, Illinois

Karen T. Flories has 15 years of experience in education including special education and middle and high school English teaching (grades 6-12), as well as serving in the role of literacy director and executive director of educational services for Valley View School District in Bolingbrook, Illinois. She is currently a full-time professional learning consultant for Corwin. In that role, she supports district and building leaders, as well as teachers across all grade levels and content areas with their professional learning needs.

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Posted Nov. 8, 2018

These 4 Tips Can Help Students Learn From Their Mistakes

When we learn to ride a bicycle, we make mistakes along the way, as we figure out the proper balance…

By Karen Flories

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Posted Aug. 19, 2019

Here’s How Trump Is Making It Harder to Integrate Schools

This summer, integrated schools heated up as a campaign issue when Kamala Harris called out Joe Biden for his 1970s stance on mandated busing as…

By Miriam Rollin

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Posted Aug. 20, 2019

If We Care for Kids, We Can’t Shut Down Teachers Who Truly Want to Do Better by Them

This teacher said a thing and I thought all hell would break loose.  It happened last week when my 8 Black Hands crew recorded a…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Aug. 21, 2019

It’s OK, You Can Teach For America

In 2013, Sandra Korn, then a senior at Harvard and a contributor to the student newspaper The Crimson, wrote an article telling her peers “Don’t…

By Allie Donahue

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