Winter Campaign

Engines of Change: NBCT State and National Professional Learning Teams

Let's elevate the role of NBCTs by creating professional learning teams in every state. NBCTs would work with state departments of education, the U.S. Department of Education, and other organizations to design and deliver professional growth initiatives for teachers in their state. NBCT teams, called Engines of Change, would consult with counties, districts, and school sites to support professional learning in America's ...more »

Submitted by (@juliewebb)

City : Woodland

State : CA

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Winter Campaign

Summer Mathematics Advancement for Motivated Students

This is "hybrid" course for Algebra 2 Honors and Precalculus Honors students combines face-to-face instructional meetings with student prior knowledge and self-study skills to deliver a full year honors curriculum in five weeks. provides all the skills necessary to support the successful completion of Honors Precalculus and/or AP Calculus. The face-to-face instructional periods take place three days a week for 5 weeks. ...more »

Submitted by (@llopes123)

City : Falmouth

State : MA

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Boston Teacher Leadership Summit

Weaving 21st Century Global Values Into the Curriculum to Prepare Students for a Diverse Society

Values like gratitude, altruism, compassion, empathy, forgiveness, happiness and mindfulness are becoming ever more important and necessary to succeed in a diverse, global society. These are the values highlighted by The Greater Good Science Center based at the University of California, Berkeley (greatergood.edu). Our current skills-based, standardized-assessment system does not address the social and emotional skills ...more »

Submitted by (@prylem)

City : Clarks Summit

State : PA

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Boston Teacher Leadership Summit

Teaching and Learning Summits

Curriculum is often driven at the district level by department chairs, lead teachers, and curriculum directors. At times the state may provide examples of exemplar teaching units that teachers may use and of course set the standards for teachers and students. But how can teachers best implement their curriculum? What actually works in the classroom? There is a treasure trove of ideas but unfortunately teachers across ...more »

Submitted by (@rduda0)

City : Dracut

State : MA

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Boston Teacher Leadership Summit

Harnessing Edu-Power! – Creating Teacher Leaders & Creating 21st Century School Spaces

My colleagues and I helped create, develop, and transform our current blended learning school program - Washtenaw Alliance for Virtual Education. In it, teachers have a three-pronged role of instructor, advisor, and chief architects of our program & learning models. In our primary role, we use curricular knowledge & assessment literacy training to collaboratively break down standards into targeted learning benchmarks. ...more »

Submitted by (@sygiddings)

City : Ypsilanti

State : MI

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Denver Teacher Leadership Summit

Writing Instruction Staff Development

I created a staff development team consisting of all the instructors for writing, but the model could be applied to other subjects. Our goal was to create a cohesive, rigorous writing program across the grades which is aligned with the curriculum. Our plan for the course is to: • Work in collaborative teams (kindergarten, 1st-2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, 5th grade, and middle school) to match the lessons in the new materials ...more »

Submitted by (@melissa.mcqueen)

City : Denver

State : CO

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Fall 2014 Campaign

Importance of Earth Science

Earth Science, the study of Earth systems, integrates the physical, chemical and biological sciences as an applied STEM course. It provides students the tools to begin to develop an understanding of the world in which they live. Students are exposed each day to practical examples of its application. In NYS, it is taught at all levels and as a separate course at the secondary level with mandated lab time and a state ...more »

Submitted by (@franhess)

City : Laurens

State : NY

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Summer 2014 Campaign

Collaborative Curriculum Team Building

My district, like so many others, is changing our entire curriculum pre-K to 6th grade. I am currently set to pilot a new math program along with two teachers from each grade level. A different program is set to be piloted by 6 teachers for each grade level. Little to no training has been scheduled. I will create a virtual platform space where vertical articulation can occur across the grade levels to better assist the ...more »

Submitted by (@michaeldunlea)

Which category best describes your area of focus? : Professional development, Instruction, Curriculum

City : Manahawkin

State : New Jersey

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