Tammy describes the harmful nature of labeling kids and the benefits of viewing all children as gifted.
Tammy Elser loves learning, loves teaching and loves students and their teachers. As Chief Insight Officer and lead consultant for Insight Educational Services, Inc., Tammy works nationally providing professional development, program design and evaluation, and strategic planning and facilitation for schools and organizations. The author of The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All, and a dozen integrated Common Core aligned curricula, Tammy focuses on practical strategies supporting teachers to achieve both equity and excellence for all students. Recent assignments include work for The Smithsonian Institution, Salish Kootenai College, and the Montana Office of Public Instruction. She enjoys long walks on Rattlesnake Creek and the company of her daughters and extended family in Missoula, Montana.
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