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Part 3: What do Tom Brady, dancing sharks, and teacher leadership have in common?

The following post is from Megan Allen, an NBCT and teacherpreneur at the Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ). It was first posted on CTQ's blog and is reposted with permission. This is post three of a three-part blog series. We must know our audience. I’m not sure that the beach balls and the “Wiggles/Yo-Gabagaba” style dance number met [...]

2015-02-18T19:57:08+00:00 February 17th, 2015|

Teaching is Leading: Takeaways from the Teach to Lead Summits

Editor's note: The following post is by Kelly Fitzpatrick, a confidential assistant at the U.S. Department of Education. It was first published on the U.S. Department of Education's blog, Homeroom, and is being reposted with permission.  The room was electric. Just a year ago, back in my own classroom, this scene would have been unimaginable [...]

2015-02-05T15:31:22+00:00 February 5th, 2015|

Signs of Innovation, Leadership, and Sustaining Teachers: Snapshots from the Denver Teach to Lead Regional Summit

Editor's Note: The following post by Antero Garcia, U.S. Department of Education Teaching Ambassador Fellow, is a reflection on the second Teach to Lead Regional Summit that was held in Denver from January 9-11th. His bio is below. “Why do you teach?” Amidst a lyrical chant, 7th Grade English teacher Genevieve DuBose provoked more than [...]

2015-01-27T19:58:21+00:00 January 27th, 2015|

TeachToLead Summit – Denver: Washington is Different

Editor's Note: The following post by Mark Gardner, NBCT, is reposted with permission from the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession (CSTP) Stories from School blog. His bio is below. This past weekend I was surrounded by people ready to change their worlds. Teacher leaders from all over the nation converged in Denver for the regional Teach to [...]

2015-01-27T16:54:52+00:00 January 20th, 2015|

Coding for Careers

Tammie Schrader created a program for her school and district to teach computer programming and coding to middle school students so that they are qualified for jobs in a growing sector. School: Cheney Middle School State: Washington Source: Hope Street Group Key employers in Washington State, like Microsoft and Boeing, are leaving our state to [...]

2014-09-05T18:51:24+00:00 September 4th, 2014|

UnCommon Planning

High school teachers Joanna Schimizzi and Rob Leichner formed a teacher-driven professional development community called Uncommon Planning, which works to collaboratively build and evaluate Common Core instructional tools. District: Charlotte State: North Carolina Source: America Achieves Hearing the concerns of teachers about lack of collaboration and planning around the Common Core in Charlotte, North Carolina, [...]

2014-09-09T20:05:31+00:00 September 3rd, 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+00:00 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+00:00 August 17th, 2014|