Monthly Archives: August 2014

Core Recommendations For Teachers, By Teachers

Courtney Fox worked with teachers and other partners develop recommendations about what teachers need to successfully implement the common core in Delaware. School: First State Montessori Academy State: Wilmington, Delaware Source: Hope Street Group Courtney Fox was Delaware’s 2008 Teacher of the Year and still continues to be an active member of the Delaware Teacher [...]

2014-09-05T18:51:52-05:00 August 29th, 2014|

iPad Classroom 101

Jennie Magiera led a community of teachers to explore the use of iPads in schools and develop plans and supports for teachers to teach effectively with the devices. School: National Teachers Academy District: Academy for Urban School Leadership / Chicago Public Schools State: Illinois Source: Teacher In the summer of 2010, Jennie Magiera applied for [...]

2014-09-07T05:25:25-05:00 August 17th, 2014|

One Community at a Time

Heather Buskirk founded a STEM-based school centering on project based learning in rural New York. School:         Johnstown High School District:       Greater Johnstown School District Source:         Knowles Science Teaching Foundation As the only high school physics teacher in her upstate New York school district, Heather Buskirk faced a dilemma familiar to many educators [...]

2014-09-05T18:52:30-05:00 August 5th, 2014|