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Laurie Boyd
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Building a school that great people want to work in and that students love to attend.
Building a school that great people want to work in and that students love to attend.

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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interactions with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go w...

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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interactions with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go w...

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you want to know more about our award-winning  approach to public schooling! You will want to start with an overview of Our Multi-leveled School-wide Discipline System .  I have learned that most people, school leaders included, don't realize how much it ta...

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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interactions with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go w...

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So glad . . .
you want to know more about our award-winning  approach to public schooling! You will want to start with an overview of Our Multi-leveled School-wide Discipline System .  I have learned that most people, school leaders included, don't realize how much it ta...

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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interaction with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go wi...

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All my best to the bravest, most caring professionals alive: EDUCATORS!

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How to Have a Happy New Year / New Semester
     January always brings mixed emotions. If
first semester was challenging (and when isn’t it?), beginning the final
semester makes us feel some relief that the year is half over. (We should ask ourselves sometimes if this is any way
to live? 😊 ) January...

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What It Really Takes to Establish Productive Classroom Routines
When I was teaching, I gave my students a handout called "Our Blueprint for Success" on the first day of school. I asked my students to share their understanding of what a blueprint is, and we related the architect's plan for building a house to this plan f...

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Ideas for Secondary Classroom Themes: from the KCK Teaching Fellows Summer Institute
With nearly 45 teacher vacancies throughout the past school year, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools reignited the effective KCK Teaching Fellows program for this coming Fall. My colleague, Lindsey Cegelis and I, are the only ones still around who were invo...
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