Elizabeth Royal is a primary school educator, blogger, researcher, and seeker of excellence in teaching practice. She is dedicated to bringing innovative and research proven teaching coupled with a healthy dose of intuition and heart into her classroom on a daily basis. In addition to having a career in education she reads everything she can get her hands on about educational policy, reform, and the economic implications of the American education system. Feel free to send her any articles, papers, or studies you find for weekend morning reading to go with her coffee. Elizabeth began her career in policy and data analysis while working for Information Staffing Services in Detroit, Michigan and transitioned to teaching in Denver, Colorado with the hope of eventually mixing her two loves: Education and Policy.