In response to the 9/30/11 post, “Teacher Nests – Part 5,” the Marine writes: SC,I remember someone teaching me that as long as student performance was accelerating that teacher location was secondary. However, in my experience as a school leader, rarely have I observed a teacher raising student achievement with his or her butt glued to a chair at the desk. SC Response I too remember that and I also remember you learning how to teach with no teacher furniture in your classroom. The sacrifices of the Great are rarely understood or attempted by the Good. Sadly, I do have to concur with your observation. And I will add an observation. The teachers that argue the loudest that this is not the case seem to be the ones that spend the least amount of time in what LYS describes as the Power Zone. Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

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