This is our 27th year teaching. We met at a Title 1 school in Miami, moved to suburb schools in Seattle, taught overseas in Korea and Colombia, returned to Miami to teach at technical arts high schools, and moved to the suburbs of Atlanta where we currently teach. Carlos is currently a parent facilitator for immigrant families and Deborah teaches AP Lang American Studies. Follow us on Twitter @dlaughey and Pinterest http://pinterest.com/dlaughey/
Constructivist, Culturally Relevant, Flipped Classroom, Technology Infused, Tiered Instruction, Choice, Teacher as Facilitator, Reciprocal Teaching
Both of us have earned National Board Certification and have renewed our certificates. Carlos has been teacher of the year and nominated three times. Deborah received the Spirit of Giving Award (her school’s teacher of the year award) and has been nominated three times as well. Deborah received a teaching award from Stanford University in 2016 and a fellowship with the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) Journalism Fellowship- Arizona State University, 2009. Publications- Columnist; Technology in the classroom: A Teacher’s Experience; SEEN Magazine http://seenmagazine.us/articles/article-detail/articleid/1795/technology-in-the-classroom.aspx "Mel." Inner Lives: Women Writers Explore Their Identity, Expression and Transformation. 1st ed. Vol. 1. Atlanta: BookLogix Services, 2011. 178-81. Print.
Deborah- Earning a doctorate in English Education, 2017; Ed Specialist in English, 2014; MS in Education- Computers and Technology, 2001; BA in English, 1987 Carlos- MS in Education, 2007; BA in English, 1996
Workshop Presenter (school, district and state level) 2000- present; International School Teacher- Cartagena, Colombia 1996-1997; ESL Teacher- Pusan, South Korea 1995-1996; (Deborah) US Peace Corps Volunteer- Togo, West Africa (Carlos) Table Leader and Reader for AP English Language Arts (2007-present)
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