Kimberly Mawhiney

Kimberly Mawhiney teaches science at Currituck County High School. She is a Kenan Fellow alumni and a NC Hope Street Group Fellow for 2017-19.

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383 disruptions and learning wasn’t one

The class experiment If you walked past room E08 at Currituck County High School a few weeks ago, you would...


The challenging conversation of student attendance — Part 1: The educator’s perspective

Ask any teacher, especially one in a middle or high school: “What’s your school’s student attendance policy?” Inevitably, they’ll have...


Tests, tests, and more tests

My son came home from school one day and told me, “Mom, my teacher is mad at me.” I was...


Building critical thinking: Students are not learning how to think, they are learning how to Google

How can we, as educators, encourage students to think critically about anything when they have a world of information a...