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March 15, 2016

Sharing Our Practice: CTQ Learns and Leads through Home Base Week

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At CTQ, we love to highlight the incredible learning environments created by teachers. We enjoy elevating and celebrating the innovative solutions educators have to the complex problems of the system. Recently, CTQ staff participated in our first Home Base Week (HBW) of 2016, and to practice making learning spaces transparent, we want to share the learning, leading, and family celebrations from that gathering with you, our extended CTQ family and community.

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October 1, 2015

Personalized Learning….for Teachers!


Individualized instruction. Differentiated instruction. Personalized learning.  Student voice and choice.  Creating lifelong learners.  Buzz words for students, but what about teachers?  Most of the time, our professional development is a “one size fits all”, “sit and get” experience—even though we know that isn’t a way to engage learners or increase potential.

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November 21, 2014

edTPA: How well does it prepare teacher candidates for the profession?



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Marcey Wennlund and Graham Schultze are first-year teachers and 2014 graduates of the Teacher Education Program at Wheaton College. Both teachers participated in a pilot program of edTPA, an educative preservice assessment, as part of earning their professional educator licensure. In this article, Marcey and Graham talk about edTPA and how well they think it prepared them for a career in teaching.

What are some positive things you took away from the edTPA process?

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January 24, 2014

What are the CTQ web gnomes up to this week?


Steady yourself. An all-new feature from the Collaboratory is about to rock your world: managing your notifications and subscriptions! Starting today, all Collaboratory Members will begin receiving a daily digest of Collaboratory activity. The magic will happen each day at about 2 p.m. ET.

Manage Subscriptions and Notifications

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