A Teacher's First Day of School

Posted on: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:00
Guest blog by Mark S. Kavanaugh, 1997 Teacher of the Year. Teachers are powerful voices in our community. Dr. Alban has invited past and present Frederick County Teachers of the Year to share their thoughts about their profession. Mark Kavanaugh, 1997 Frederick County Teacher of the Year, shares his reflections on the challenges and rewards of teaching.

Women in STEM

Posted on: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:00
A controversial memo by a Google employee suggested t hat women are underrepresented in the technology field because of psychological differences, including that women have difficulty in dealing with stress. I would have been stressed if I did not respond.

The Zero Effect

Posted on: Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:00
If a student doesn’t complete an assignment, is it appropriate to give a zero for a grade? The answer to this question has sparked quite a debate about grading practices.
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