Trey Ferguson

Trey Ferguson is a math teacher at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh and co-founder of the Beginning Teacher Network.

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What makes a student council? Lessons from hosting a state convention

Covered in their blue emergency ponchos, crossing over a slippery state seal outside the legislative building, nearly 600 students from...

 

Where do we go from here? The future of math education for our state

Two days ago, I explained the development of our state’s standards. What I neglected to mention, was during the decade of...

 

What does it mean for math to be integrated?

And why the coherence of an integrated curriculum across grade levels is important. “We did this last year,” one of my...

 

Our math is stronger than Common Core

The history of standards development in North Carolina It was a little less than a week before the start of...

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ESSA Title II: A unique opportunity for professional learning

Teachers are asked every day, and evaluated annually, on the ways they are individualizing instruction for their students. Wake County...

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Leadership lessons atop “the Hill”

Every second week of July students come from across our state to the little town of Mars Hill for a...

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HB 657: Connecting policy to the practice of teaching math in the classroom

With sore feet propped up on my coffee table and a head reeling from the day’s activities, I am beginning...

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The case for integrated math

“Math is just math. There is only one right answer, so who cares how you get to it?” The way...

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Teacher leadership

Teacher Leadership: A Partnership of School Need & Professional Elevation Teacher-leadership (TL) has morphed into a “buzz-word,” like “STEM” or...

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Taking control of my professional development

With the launch of new academic year, teachers across the state will find new and innovative ways to better their instruction to...

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Teaching to lead in North Carolina public schools

At the 2014 Teaching & Learning conference, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced a new collaboration with the National...

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Math teachers write letter to Academic Review Standards Commission

Dear Members of the Academic Review Standards Commission, We appreciate your ongoing analysis of the Common Core state standards and...