Articles - Michael Fullan, OCMichael Fullan, OC. Education Plus: New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Whitepaper Michael Fullan and Geoff Scott co-authored the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Whitepaper: Education PLUS.
Published by: Collaborative Impact SPC, Seattle, WashingtonJuly 2014 For more information about New Pedagogies for Deep Learning visit www.newpedagogies.org. © 2014 Collaborative Impact Creative Commons Attribution‐ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Greatest Mentors Of All Time? : Wiles Magazine. Posted by Marc Alexander on Friday, April 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment By Marc Alexander Mentors, mentors, everybody is looking for a mentor.
Everybody wants guidance from someone who has been on the road before them and knows where the traffic cameras are. The mentor-mentee relationship can be as strong and fulfilling as any in life, and many a successful person will tell you that if their mentor had not been there to tell them to take the elevator instead of the stairs, they never would have made it. Teacher Evaluation: An International Perspective. 2013 International Summit on the Teaching Profession How do we define teaching quality?
Salsch2014.pdf. Profiles in Transformation: Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools Professional Growth System. Printer-friendly version Back to main profiles page Overview Montgomery County, Maryland, Public Schools (MCPS) and the Montgomery County Education Association have used their collaboration on teacher professional growth to leverage National Board certification as a districtwide improvement strategy.
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is a highly regarded independent governing body that offers a rigorous voluntary certification process for individual teachers. Montgomery County has one of the highest proportions of National Board-certified teachers in the country, thanks to a network of supports and incentives for teachers who pursue certification. The school system and union reached an agreement to adopt the NBPTS five core propositions as five of the six standards in its professional growth system, which lays out the processes for hiring, supporting, and evaluating teachers. Professional Growth System Principles In Practice Costs Results General Reflections. Part 3: What do Tom Brady, dancing sharks, and teacher leadership have in common? - Teach to Lead. 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 the needs of a half-time show for a stadium full of charged up football fans. Just saying. Why Teaching Is The Best Job In The World. 7 Reasons Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The World by Paul Moss Sometimes, good teachers quit.
6 Tips for Faculty Meetings Worth Going To. Laura Thomas , Director, Antioch University New England Center for School Renewal, Author of Facilitating Authentic Learning, Director of the Antioch Critical Skills Program Posted 04/16/2015 5:12PM | Last Commented 07/10/2015 12:47PM Ask most teachers about faculty meetings and they'll describe a black hole of boring announcements, fruitless debate, and overwhelming agendas.
In short, most of us would rather fall on a fork than attend. But what if faculty meetings could actually inspire and engage? What if they were the high point of the week? 1. A Team Approach to Literacy Leadership - Teach to Lead. Rebecca Gault worked on a team with two other teachers to improve literacy instruction at her middle school.
School: Bel Air Middle School District: Harford County Public Schools State: Maryland Source: Teacher The story began when my former principal, Nancy Reynolds, saw a need for improved literacy instruction and brought together a team of teacher leaders to begin this work. The team included math specialist Pat Ritz, reading specialist Christina O’Neill, and literary specialist, me. Mrs. Reynolds defined our roles and responsibilities as teacher leaders and named us the Literacy Team. Our central goal was to collect, analyze, and describe student work in ways that refined school-wide teacher practice and ultimately increased student achievement. We succeeded largely because our principal empowered us as teacher leaders to have a strong voice in the policies and procedures at the school level.
Valuing Teachers: How Much is a Good Teacher Worth? For some time, we have recognized that the academic achievement of schoolchildren in this country threatens, to borrow President Barack Obama’s words, “the U.S.’s role as an engine of scientific discovery” and ultimately its success in the global economy.
The low achievement of American students, as reflected in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) (see “Teaching Math to the Talented,” features, Winter 2011), will prevent them from accessing good, high-paying jobs. And, as demonstrated in another article in Education Next (see “Education and Economic Growth,” research, Spring 2008), lower achievement means slower growth in the economy. From studying the historical relationship, we can estimate that closing just half of the performance gap with Finland, one of the top international performers in terms of student achievement, could add more than $50 trillion to our gross domestic product between 2010 and 2090.
Measuring Teachers’ Impact An Alternate Thought Experiment.