Lisa Halloran

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Montville, Connecticut

Lisa Halloran teaches kindergarten at Mohegan Elementary School in Montville, Connecticut. She was awarded a 2016 Fund for Teachers Fellowship to study art in Paris as a means of enhancing oral language development in young children, including English Learners. A 31-year veteran teacher, Lisa earned her master’s degree in special education with a concentration in gifted and talented from the University of Connecticut. She is a frequent conference presenter and active in NNSTOY. Beyond the classroom, Lisa enjoys photography, Impressionism and travel.

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Posted June 28, 2019

I Thought I Failed My Kindergartners This Year, But I Was Wrong

Going into the last month of school, I felt like a failure. All year long, I had been trying to…

By Lisa Halloran

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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