Mike Barnard

Guest Blogger

Parent

Washington County, Maryland

Mike Barnard is a father who blogs at OneMoreDadBlog. He lives with his wife and three children in Washington County, Maryland.

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Posted Apr. 16, 2015

Parents Need to Demonstrate How Much They Value Education

Education is something that we value in our house. We want our kids to take their education seriously, we want…

By Mike Barnard

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Posted Feb. 25, 2015

A Dad Makes the Case for Common Core

I work in education so I hear a lot about Common Core. I currently work with the registrar, and while…

By Mike Barnard

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Posted Oct. 26, 2021

When We Let Go of Assumptions About What School Should Look Like, We Can Better Support the Whole Child

The Center on Reinventing Public Education has been a leader in tracking school districts’ responses to the pandemic and in showcasing innovations that could help…

By Robin Lake

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Posted Oct. 21, 2021

Q&A With Sharif El-Mekki and Shareefah Mason: You Won’t Retain Black Teachers Without Transforming Your School Culture

Shareefah Mason of Teach Plus and Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development (CBED) believe that schools can only recruit and retain Black…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 20, 2021

While We Debate Mandatory Vaccines for Teachers, It’s the Kids Who Suffer

I recently wrote a post urging us, as an educator community, to prioritize the health and safety of our students and fellow teaching colleagues as…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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