New year, new tools:
Showcasing what works in distanced learning

Session details: In this session, educators Bridget Belcher, Kip Hottman, Laurie Kammrad, and Sallie Ortmann shared the virtual and hybrid teaching…


1 Minute

Upside down is right side up:
Shifting priorities for professional learning

Do you have your list?  You know the one - the list of every single initiative, program, curriculum, and gosh darn good idea someone at your…


10 Minutes

Stepping into the network - and into leadership

In the fall of 2005, I was two months into my first teaching position. Two months into the uncertainty, triumphs, and struggles of my chosen…


7 Minutes

Teachers leading, leading teachers:
A reader's guide

As the holidays are fast approaching, I’m anxiously anticipating much-needed family time with loved ones. If you’re like me, you’ll also utilize…


4 Minutes

Collective leadership: Leading the schools of tomorrow

In the forthcoming series of blogs in this roundtable, K-12 public education leaders from across the country, working in different parts of the…


9 Minutes

Supporting teachers to lead without leaving the classroom

Walker Gamble Elementary School in New Zion, South Carolina has begun to move towards developing leaders across the school, as one  of 12 schools in…


7 Minutes

The digital divide encompasses more than access

It has been ten years since my colleagues and I wrote TEACHING 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools Now and in the Future.…


4 Minutes

We can’t create what we can’t imagine

LOOKING BACK In 2009, our team of 12 outstanding classroom teachers and CTQ’s founder Barnett Berry debated the future of education among ourselves…


11 Minutes

ROUNDTABLE: The future of education

Our schools and school systems face a future in which the only certainty is change. Diversifying community demographics, burgeoning student needs,…


1 Minutes

Teacher shortage reality: Numbers & names

Sometimes we look at numbers and ignore them for two reasons: We don’t see individual lives represented by the numbers. The numbers represent…


6 Minutes