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All members of CTQ's virtual community can interact with one another in the main Collaboratory group. But our community also includes smaller groups (we call them Labs) for focused discussion and action.

Teacher Evaluation

Teacher Evaluation

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Kimberly Tuttle

Faces and voices of the Holocaust (ICCS reflections)

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Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:29 pm by Kimberly Tuttle

Kimberly observed: “The reason why I feel this lesson worked well is that the students bought in to this unit/lesson and had ownership in what we were learning! When you have students crying because of what was read and discussed and when they are begging to take a book home to read (from my standard English 10 class), then I can confidently say that my students ‘got it.’” Read more of Kimberly’s reflections.

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Performance-pay for teachers: designing a system that students deserve

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Posted March 1, 2013 at 1:07 am by CTQ

In this report created by CTQ's initial TeacherSolutions team, 18 of the nation’s best teachers focused their attention on professional compensation, researching past efforts to create alternative pay models, and crafting new and different solutions based on their understanding of the professional work of teachers.

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Renee Moore

Teaching secrets: Tips for new English teachers

Posted February 19, 2013 at 12:02 am by Renee Moore

Renee Moore, a veteran high school teacher, offers four thoughtful tips for rookie educators. She suggests that “brand new English teachers have much to learn as they boldly walk into a classroom for the first time."

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Find ways to improve evaluation systems and professional learning.   

  • Discuss measures of effectiveness and student growth.
  • Identify how schools could better tap into and spread teaching expertise (e.g., peer review).
  • Partner with others to advocate for change.

Practicing, preservice, and retired teachers welcome.

School Redesign

School Redesign

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Kimberly Tuttle

Faces and voices of the Holocaust (ICCS reflections)

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Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:29 pm by Kimberly Tuttle

Kimberly observed: “The reason why I feel this lesson worked well is that the students bought in to this unit/lesson and had ownership in what we were learning! When you have students crying because of what was read and discussed and when they are begging to take a book home to read (from my standard English 10 class), then I can confidently say that my students ‘got it.’” Read more of Kimberly’s reflections.

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CTQ

Performance-pay for teachers: designing a system that students deserve

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Posted March 1, 2013 at 1:07 am by CTQ

In this report created by CTQ's initial TeacherSolutions team, 18 of the nation’s best teachers focused their attention on professional compensation, researching past efforts to create alternative pay models, and crafting new and different solutions based on their understanding of the professional work of teachers.

Read More…

Renee Moore

Teaching secrets: Tips for new English teachers

Posted February 19, 2013 at 12:02 am by Renee Moore

Renee Moore, a veteran high school teacher, offers four thoughtful tips for rookie educators. She suggests that “brand new English teachers have much to learn as they boldly walk into a classroom for the first time."

Read More…

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Share bold ideas about transforming schools.

  • Discuss everything from hybrid roles to teacher prep to how schools use time and staff.
  • Identify relevant research and promising examples.     
  • Launch efforts to drive change, locally and nationally.

 Practicing, preservice, and retired teachers welcome.

Innovative Leadership

Innovative Leadership

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Resources

Kimberly Tuttle

Faces and voices of the Holocaust (ICCS reflections)

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Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:29 pm by Kimberly Tuttle

Kimberly observed: “The reason why I feel this lesson worked well is that the students bought in to this unit/lesson and had ownership in what we were learning! When you have students crying because of what was read and discussed and when they are begging to take a book home to read (from my standard English 10 class), then I can confidently say that my students ‘got it.’” Read more of Kimberly’s reflections.

Read More…

CTQ

Performance-pay for teachers: designing a system that students deserve

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Posted March 1, 2013 at 1:07 am by CTQ

In this report created by CTQ's initial TeacherSolutions team, 18 of the nation’s best teachers focused their attention on professional compensation, researching past efforts to create alternative pay models, and crafting new and different solutions based on their understanding of the professional work of teachers.

Read More…

Renee Moore

Teaching secrets: Tips for new English teachers

Posted February 19, 2013 at 12:02 am by Renee Moore

Renee Moore, a veteran high school teacher, offers four thoughtful tips for rookie educators. She suggests that “brand new English teachers have much to learn as they boldly walk into a classroom for the first time."

Read More…

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Discuss and act on ways to blur the lines of leadership.

  • Identify how teachers are (or could be) transforming schools.   
  • Develop your own teacher leadership and support others’.
  • Advocate for teacherpreneur roles and other career reforms.

Practicing, preservice, and retired teachers welcome.

Common Core

Common Core

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Resources

Kimberly Tuttle

Faces and voices of the Holocaust (ICCS reflections)

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Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:29 pm by Kimberly Tuttle

Kimberly observed: “The reason why I feel this lesson worked well is that the students bought in to this unit/lesson and had ownership in what we were learning! When you have students crying because of what was read and discussed and when they are begging to take a book home to read (from my standard English 10 class), then I can confidently say that my students ‘got it.’” Read more of Kimberly’s reflections.

Read More…

CTQ

Performance-pay for teachers: designing a system that students deserve

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Posted March 1, 2013 at 1:07 am by CTQ

In this report created by CTQ's initial TeacherSolutions team, 18 of the nation’s best teachers focused their attention on professional compensation, researching past efforts to create alternative pay models, and crafting new and different solutions based on their understanding of the professional work of teachers.

Read More…

Renee Moore

Teaching secrets: Tips for new English teachers

Posted February 19, 2013 at 12:02 am by Renee Moore

Renee Moore, a veteran high school teacher, offers four thoughtful tips for rookie educators. She suggests that “brand new English teachers have much to learn as they boldly walk into a classroom for the first time."

Read More…

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Collaborate with colleagues nationwide to bring the Common Core to life.

  • Share insights, questions, and techniques.
  • Craft lessons and multimedia resources together.
  • Identify (or create!) leadership opportunities.
  • Generate and share policy recommendations.

Practicing, preservice, and retired teachers welcome.

 

Classroom Practice

Classroom Practice

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RyanKinser

Blow the doors off your classroom

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Posted February 11, 2013 at 5:00 am by RyanKinser

Video can be a powerful tool for teachers to reflect on their practice with peers. CTQ teacherpreneur Ryan Kinser created a short how-to video on VLCs—video learning communities—and how to make them work for you.

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Sarah Henchey

What I learned from my first student teacher

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Posted March 24, 2012 at 4:00 am by Sarah Henchey

A student teacher said: “Teaching is a profession that cannot be simulated in anything except an authentic school with real-life kids. In order to know what it is really like, one must experience it for themselves.” Read on to hear more about one educator’s reflection on student teaching.

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“Talk shop” about teaching.

  • Share strategies and resources that help kids learn.
  • Discuss instructional challenges—and solutions.
  • Collaborate on projects.   
  • Identify stories to help others understand the realities of teaching and learning.

Practicing, preservice, and retired teachers welcome.

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