Teacher Collaboration

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Teaching Profession 4 Ways Districts Are Giving Teachers More Flexibility in Their Jobs
After a year-plus of pandemic schooling, some experts are seeing momentum for district leaders to reimagine what teaching can look like.
Madeline Will, May 4, 2021
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Dave Peters, Director of Student Services for Everett Public Schools, outside the district office on March 2, 2021.
Dave Peters, director of student services for Everett Public Schools in Washington, saw the value of teacher collaboration during the pandemic.
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School & District Management Lessons From the Pandemic That Can Improve Leading and Teaching
Video feedback, prioritizing student well-being, and deeper grade-band collaboration have proven promising, educators say.
Denisa R. Superville, March 16, 2021
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Special Education Bridging Distance for Learners With Special Needs
The schooling services that English-language learners and students with disabilities receive don’t always translate well to remote learning. Here’s how schools can help.
Corey Mitchell, September 16, 2020
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Student Well-Being How Schools Can Redeploy Teachers in Creative Ways During COVID-19
To address the complex academic and emotional needs of students who are returning to school—either physically or virtually—some schools are experimenting with new staffing models.
Catherine Gewertz, August 5, 2020
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Science Opinion Creating Posters Can Encourage Collaborative Thinking (Video)
Sabrina Van-Phanz, a middle school science teacher in New York, uses poster-making to engage her students in a brainstorming exercise.
Teaching Channel, August 1, 2018
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Teaching Opinion How I Became a Learning Leader
A member of the Learning Forward Academy Class of 2018 reflects on her experience.
Learning Forward, July 12, 2018
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Teaching Opinion Let's Make the Most of Teachers' Time Together
Are these five essential elements of effective collaboration present in your team?
Learning Forward & Stephanie Hirsh, February 8, 2018
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Teaching Opinion Empowering Students Through Peer Teaching (Video)
Eighth grade teachers Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney share how peer teaching in small groups can give students a voice in the classroom.
Teaching Channel, February 7, 2018
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Teaching Opinion A Simple Classroom Strategy for Increasing Engagement (Video)
Eighth grade teachers Shannon Kay and Meredith Sweeney share how a simple group activity can encourage student engagement and support English-language learners.
Teaching Channel, January 10, 2018
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Teaching Opinion A Co-Teaching Strategy: Sharing Formative Assessment Notes (Video)
By sharing and comparing formative assessment notes, co-teachers can evaluate how their students are comprehending information and structure their lessons around that.
Teaching Channel, October 18, 2017
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Teaching Opinion Designing Learning Sequences With the 5 Es (Video)
Middle school science teachers practice the '5 E' instructional model—engage, explore, explain, elaborate, evaluate—to design learning sequences.
Teaching Channel, September 27, 2017
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Teaching Opinion A Teacher Reviews Her Strategy for In-Class Discussions (Video)
High school English teacher Sarah Brown Wessling unpacks her strategy for engaging students in lively discussions.
Teaching Channel, August 30, 2017
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English-Language Learners Opinion Supporting English-Language Learners With Literature Circles (Video)
High school English teacher Kyle Halle-Erby shares how he uses small discussion groups to help English-language learners engage with challenging texts.
Teaching Channel, August 23, 2017
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Mathematics Opinion A Kindergarten Math Routine: 'Tell Me Everything' (Video)
Elementary math specialist Kristin Gray demonstrates a strategy for engaging young students in discussions about numbers and equations.
Teaching Channel, August 16, 2017
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