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Roundtable: Story matters

Blog Educators’ stories Tags:  

The expertise and insights of experienced educators fuels our vision for a public education system that works better for all students. We’ve had the great fortune to work with thousands of teachers, administrators, and system leaders nationwide, listening to and learning from their stories. In this roundtable, we are thrilled to feature more than 20 compelling stories.

Leading improvement, together: Walker- Gamble Elementary and the South Carolina Collective Leadership Initiative

Case Study Collective leadership Tags:   collective leadership

Like many other Title 1 schools in small, rural districts, Walker-Gamble Elementary felt stuck between ambitious goals for “empowering 21st century learners” and the staff’s ability to reach them. In this case study, read how engaging in the South Carolina Collective Leadership Initiative, helped this school leverage the collective talents and expertise of all educators in the school to make a difference for students.

Roundtable: Exploring the future of education

Blog Thought leadership Tags:   Education technology, Equity & social justice in education, Hybrid roles, Teacher leadership

Our schools and school systems face a future in which the only certainty is change. CTQ’s roundtable discussion explores how we can respond to uncertainties and emergent issues in public education.

Roundtable: Voices from the field on solving the teacher shortage

Blog Collective leadership Tags:   Equity & social justice in education, System redesign, Teacher leadership, Teacher recruitment & retention

CTQ and the Learning Policy Institute co-host a roundtable discussion where educators from across the country share voices from the field on why the teacher shortage is a critical issue that demands a national response.

Response: The divide between policymakers and educators can be narrowed by dialogue

Blog Thought leadership Tags:   Hybrid roles, System redesign, Teacher leadership

What do you think are the most important things that many policy-makers don’t understand about teachers, students, and schools? Barnett Berry weighs in with Larry Ferlazzo on Education Week’s Classroom Q&A.

Roundtable: Authentic assessment

Blog System redesign Tags:   Professional learning communities, School redesign, Student assessment, Teacher leadership

What does authentic assessment look like in practice, and how does it differ from traditional assessment? What are the benefits — and challenges — of authentic assessment on teaching and learning? CTQ’s roundtable discussion explores authentic assessment.

Micro-credentials and the transformation of California schools

Barnett Berry, Jon Eckert, Kristoffer Kohl
Paper Virtual learning communities Tags:   Micro-credentials, Personalized professional learning, Professional learning communities

Nowhere is there more urgency to transform teachers’ professional learning than in California. Micro-credentials for educators is a solution.

#Equityined Twitter chat

Twitter Chat Educators’ stories Tags:   Equity & social justice in education

@teachingquality hosts a Twitter chat exploring equity in education

Teacher Leadership: Revolutionizing public education from the inside-out

Barnett Berry
Blog Collective leadership Tags:   Personalized professional learning, Teacher leadership, Teacher recruitment & retention

In a piece for the Center for Collaborative Education (CCE), Barnett Berry shows how teachers can leverage leadership to revolutionize public education and provide all students with the classroom experience they deserve.

Teacher micro-credentialing movement continues

CTQ, Digital Promise
Paper Virtual learning communities Tags:   Education technology, Micro-credentials, Personalized professional learning, Professional learning communities

A policy brief from CTQ and Digital Promise on the effect micro-credentials have on educators’ learning and leading.