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#Powerofstory Twitter chat

Twitter Chat Educators’ stories Tags:   Stories of impact

@teachingquality hosts a Twitter chat exploring the power of story.

The future leadership of teachers

Barnett Berry, Vicki Philips
Blog Thought leadership Tags:   System redesign, Teacher leadership

In a blog published by TeachingPartners, Barnett Berry and Vicki Philips share recommendations for teachers, administrators, education technology entrepreneurs, and policymakers to elevate teacher leadership.

Roundtable: Solving the teacher shortage

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

How are issues of teacher recruitment, development, and retention impacting the profession? What can educators and public education advocates do about it? Educations fro across the country explore the implications of teacher shortages during a roundtable discussion co-hosted by CTQ and the Learning Policy Institute.

Teachers, micro-credentials, and the performance assessment movement

Barnett Berry, Dan French
Paper Virtual learning communities Tags:   Education technology, Micro-credentials, Personalized professional learning, Professional learning communities

Micro-credentials, a new form of personalized professional development for teachers, offer a unique solution to the challenge of training school staff to design and implement performance assessments. Barnett Berry and Dan French explore micro-credentials in Voices in Urban Education (VUE).

Roundtable: Collective leadership

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

What is the power of collective leadership in shaping the culture of a school and improving student learning? Do strong education leaders enhance or diminish collective leadership? CTQ’s roundtable discussion explores the idea, benefits, and implications of collective leadership in the teaching profession.

Solving the teacher shortage: Revisiting lessons we’ve learned

Barnett Berry, Patrick Shields
Paper Thought leadership Tags:   System redesign, Teacher leadership, Teacher recruitment & retention

Years ago, many states came up with effective ways to address teacher shortages only to see those efforts dismantled for political reasons. In Phi Delta Kappan, Barnett Berry and Patrick Shields revisit lessons from NCTAF’s What Matters Most.

The why of teacher leadership

Barnett Berry, Vicki Philips
Blog Thought leadership Tags:   System redesign, Teacher leadership, Teacher recruitment & retention

Barnett Berry and Vicki Philips explore the why of teacher leadership in a blog co-authored for TeachingPartners.

#TPofficehour: How can collective leadership transform your school?

Twitter Chat Collective leadership Tags:  

@teachingquality and @teachingpartner lead a Twitter chat discussing how collective leadership can transform your school into a more equitable, excellent learning environment for students.

Talking with Barnett Berry

Barnett Berry
Video/Audio Thought leadership Tags:   System redesign, Teacher leadership, Virtual communities

Missy Callaway of Jefferson County Public Schools chats with Barnett Berry about his history and the way that CTQ’s Collaboratory has grown to over 10,000 teachers in an interview hosted by TeachingPartners.

Five innovative skills mastered in teacher-powered schools

Teacher-Powered Schools Initiative
Infographic System redesign Tags:   Teacher-powered schools

At teacher-powered schools, students witness 21st-century skills in action as their teachers make decisions and create change. At Woods Learning Center — a teacher-powered school in Casper, WY — Mrs Jackson and Jude, one of her students, engage in similar learning and innovation skills.