Myron Dueck is a vice-principal and teacher in School District 67 in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada and international consultant and presenter. He has previously taught in Manitoba and the South Island of New Zealand. Over the past 16 years of teaching, Myron has experience in a variety of subjects ranging from grades 4 to 12. Myron has twice been published in EL Magazine. His best-selling book, Grading Smarter, Not Harder – Assessment Strategies that Motivate Kids and Help Them Learn was released by ASCD in July 2014. His primary area of expertise and support with FIRST include: grading & assessment, instructional strategies, support change and best practices in leadership.