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Miriam Plotinsky

Instructional Specialist

Miriam Plotinsky is an instructional specialist with Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland and the author of several education books: Teach More, Hover Less: How to Stop Micromanaging Your Secondary ClassroomLead Like a Teacher: How to Elevate Expertise in Your School and Writing Their Future Selves: Instructional Strategies to Affirm Student Identity (W.W. Norton) as well as the forthcoming Small and Mighty: Bite-Sized Teaching Habits to Achieve Huge Results (ASCD, 2025). She is also a National Board–certified teacher with additional certification in administration and supervision. She can be reached at Miriam Plotinsky.

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