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An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Common Core

Terri Vest developed Common Core training for teachers in Vermont who do not teach math or English language arts. District: Twinfield Union #33 State:  Vermont Source: America Achieves Much teacher leadership is born out of a need to solve problems. Mine focused on two issues. In 2012, the state Common Core training was focused exclusively on math [...]

2014-09-22T18:37:29+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|

Standing Up for Social Studies

David Bosso, John Tully, Steve Armstrong, Gene Stec, and Carolyn Ivanoff worked with a core of social studies teachers to organize political action prioritizing the teaching of social studies in Connecticut. State:   Connecticut Source:  National Council for the Social Studies Education should not be political football. Yet, for a variety of reasons, social studies education in Connecticut [...]

2014-09-17T20:49:52+00:00 September 17th, 2014|

A CLT With Purpose

District: Fairfax County Public Schools State: Virginia Source: Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Charley Sabatier, Katey Shirey, Jen Weidman, and Heather Moore formed a collaborative learning team to support each other and improve their practice teaching IB physics. At a 2011 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Summer Meeting, Charley Sabatier was sitting with three other Fellows [...]

2014-09-19T13:29:55+00:00 September 17th, 2014|

Together, Teachers Solve Chronic Problems

Alex Kajitani rallied teachers in his school to solve a persistent challenge: never having enough substitute teachers at school (and forcing teachers to cover classes during planning). State: California Source: National Network of State Teachers of the Year A few years ago, I was teaching in a school suffering from a serious shortage of substitute [...]

2014-09-10T20:58:53+00:00 September 10th, 2014|

Chartering a Path to Better Teacher Evaluation

Doug Hodum led a committee of teachers and other stakeholders to reform teacher evaluation in Maine. School: Mt Blue High School District: Mount Blue Regional School District State: Maine Source: Hope Street Group One of my most relevant teacher leadership experiences arose when I was awarded the Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellowship.  I had [...]

2014-09-11T18:08:08+00:00 September 10th, 2014|