Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tech To Lead

Assistant Superintendent Todd Wirt created a Wake County (N.C.) Teacher Leader Corps of 700 teacher leaders that provides them with structured opportunities to hone their leadership skills to build the capacity of the district’s teachers to use technology effectively. District: Wake County State: North Carolina Source: Discovery Education The Wake County Teacher Leadership Corps’ story [...]

2014-09-05T18:51:14-05:00 July 29th, 2014|

The power of peer-review and providing a voice for teachers in the school hiring process

Dr. Dee Weedon, of Keystone Elementary in Memphis, needed to hire more staff as the school transitioned from an optional school with selective admission requirements to a neighborhood school with 180 new students and 10 new teachers. She included all grade-level teams in the hiring process. Teachers collaboratively developed interview questions and scoring rubrics, participated [...]

2014-08-27T16:44:06-05:00 July 16th, 2014|