Denver Teacher Leadership Summit

Submitted by (@pam.rickli)

Student-Centered Literacy Instruction

Allegan Area ESA is leading our county districts toward a student-centered literacy model for reading and writing instruction. Michigan teachers have written a CCSS aligned model for reading and writing instruction (MAISA Units of Study, K-12) using the workshop model. This is the beginning of great instruction, but teachers need a model of what this instruction looks like in a real classroom. I would like to develop ...more »

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Submitted by (@donna0)

Increase Student Achievement without Increasing Workload

Non-consequential competition led to average annual reading score lexile gains of 350 compared to 300 seen the previous 3 years; a new record of 2,000,000 words read by 1 student in 1 year was set, and one class achieved the highest lexile increase division wide (a first for ESL). My students read so much that I had to buy new books. (The local Rotary Club provided a $500.00 grant.)--with minimal prep time and no additional ...more »

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Submitted by (@dramm0)

Elementary STEM/STREAM

With the new NGSS, elementary science is at a turning point. Our 21st Century learners must be educated in a way that best meets their immediate needs and prepares them for careers of the future ~ careers that may have yet to be named! My focus in on integrating technology into my fourth grade curriculum in a way that will strengthen my students math and science skills. The Maker Movement employs many engineering concepts ...more »

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