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‘Doing better’ in the classroom — conventional or virtual

North Godwin Elementary teacher and Greater Grand Rapids Leading Educators program participant Kelly Compher was featured in School News Network as a “rockstar teacher.”

“Leading Educators really changed my views on equity in education, and changed my whole outlook,” said Compher. “I used to be the really hard teacher that would give the detention, take things away, or move the clip up and down. Now, I’m the complete opposite. I really believe in reinforcing positive behavior and the social-emotional piece of teaching.

Compher talks about how her journey learning about equity, bias, and classroom management has made her a better teacher for all of her students – in person and virtually. Read the full article at School News Network below.

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Kelly Compher holds a morning meeting in her fourth grade classroom at North Godwin Elementary