111 – Abigail French: Snakes, Assessment, and Community
ABIGAIL FRENCH is a mother of four, a teacher of sixth graders, an advocate of public education, and an explorer of the natural world in Woodstock, VA.
In our conversation, Abby recalls the how and why behind the jaw-dropping snake capture video pinned to the top of her Twitter feed. She describes the challenges she experienced when she returned to the classroom after a long hiatus, and discusses her ongoing journey with assessment philosophy. She also mentions personal passions, productivity habits, and the voices and resources that shape her thinking and inspire her practice.
You can connect with Abigail French on Twitter @AWFrench1
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