Boston Teacher Leadership Summit

Affirming and deepening professional knowledge, identity and community through inquiry

What comprises teacher leadership? How can we develop and identify leadership that impacts instruction, learning and teacher growth? The Boston Writing Project (BWP), UMASS Boston and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU), have created a teacher-designed and led program to address these questions believing that inquiry-based, graduate-level, practitioner research fosters improved instruction and teacher leadership. The ...more »

Submitted by (@swingordon)

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Boston Teacher Leadership Summit

Combining community resources and researched practice to energize the teaching of history.

Teachers of history who also value the role writing plays in learning would meet to create a summer institute that explores how local archives and history museums can be rich sources for student learning. By reading research on the role of writing in learning, exploring variations on teaching practices, and fostering relationships with local archives and museum personnel these teachers would develop and implement a ...more »

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