The TACTICS Teacher Leader framework represents a seven step process to prompt Teacher Leaders to use experience and professional judgment when translating research informed best practice... more »
In alignment with the Common Core standards, participants will be able to describe and highlight strategies to effectively use academic language with students.
As an NBCT with a programming background and... more »
As a physics teacher, I spend too many PLC days joining another group because I'm the only physics teacher in the school. A better use of my time, I believe, would be to meet with other physics teachers in an interschool PLC setting.
It seems like a simple idea but we are not doing it in our district. Suggestions from those who have implemented a cross school PLC?
I would like to start a professional development program in our district that provides an opportunity for teachers who teach similar subject/grade level time to collaborate. This would be professional development that is on a larger scale than just department or team meetings. For example, all US History teachers(from both of the high schools in our district) meet to share best practices.
As a teacher on special assignment I am able to facilitate short lesson study cycles with interested staff.... more »
A debriefing session that often follows a coach's model lesson can be transformed through the use of technology; specifically, a camera app and a movie making app.