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Jessica Cuthbertson

March 23, 2016

Deeper Learning For All

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For too many teachers, deeper learning only happens on our own and outside of our schools. During the summers, on weekends, or after the final bell rings, we sign on to virtual learning communities of practice to engage with powerful networks of teachers thirsty for deeper learning. This is one of many reasons why the recently released report “Teacher Leadership and Deeper Learning” by Barnett Berry is so important.

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Jessica Cuthbertson

March 6, 2016

From Safety Goggles to Seventh Period: What Shadowing A Student Taught Me

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Have you shadowed a student in your school? This post describes what I learned from stepping into the shoes of a freshman for one day. And why I believe we should all shadow our students to redesign the school experience. 

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William  Tolley

February 13, 2016

Semester Without Grades: An Early Report from the Field

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This past August I seized the opportunity be an early adopter (read: guinea pig) by requesting that my principal let me pilot a transitional gradeless classroom (our goal is to be a fully standards-based high school within 3-5 years). Six months later, I am emerging from the initial messiness of the process (that stage of cleaning your room when you’ve got your junk in piles all over the place, and can now start folding and filling drawers) so I thought I might share a few reflections in the moment.

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Jessica Cuthbertson

November 9, 2015

Lights, Camera, Action, Reflection: Using Video to Transform Your Teaching

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Want to take your practice and PLC to the next level? Swallow your fears, get over that initial dismay when you hear how your voice really sounds to your students, and let the camera roll.

 

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