Tom Bergen

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Denver, Colorado

Tom Bergen is a social studies teacher at North High School in Denver. He has been a teacher for eight years. His professional goal is to “create the next generation of rebels who have historically challenged our thinking, ideas, and institutions.”

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Posted Sep. 22, 2014
Denver teacher Tom Bergen

Why This Educator’s Tough Evaluation Made Him a Better Teacher

Guest Post: Tom Bergen is a social studies teacher at North High School in Denver. He has been a teacher…

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Posted Oct. 18, 2021

Times Are Tough. Asking Teachers to Get Tougher Isn’t the Answer.

Wednesday started out like any other; I left my house at 7:00 am to drive to my school campus, where I teach bilingual early childhood…

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Posted Oct. 21, 2021

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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…

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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…

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