Joanna Schimizzi

Joanna Schimizzi is a National Board Certified high school biology teacher and Hope Street Group Fellow based in Charlotte, NC. To refine her teaching practice, Joanna works with organizations like The National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education, America Achieves, and Student Achievement Partners. She is also a member of the Center for Teaching Quality Collaboratory​.

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The long and short of failing our kids: A case for focusing on early childhood education

The other day I had a “Mom Fail” attack. Turns out that knowing the “long a” sound and the “short...


Is social media good for our professional advocacy?

When you put the words “social media” and “teachers” in the same sentence, warning bells often go off. I remember...