It was nice to talk to other teachers about problem solving. We are in the trenches. We know what we need. It was nice to not have to explain everything we do before we get to what we needed changed. — Anonymous, Teacher, ISEA: Re-imagining School Leadership
By Kwesi Ndzibah Every teacher I know has complained about the “higher ups,” and how things would be different if they “just listened to us.” Too often, feeling over matched, they acquiesce and then fall back into cynicism, certain “they” wouldn’t listen anyway. Several years ago, while teaching 8th grade math in New York City, [...]
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Glenn Morehouse Olson has some thoughts on testing and evaluation. Glenn Morehouse Olson teaches high school journalism, theater, writing, and literature in St. Francis, Minn. She participated in the VIVA Minnesota Idea Exchange on principal evaluation.
On May 14, 10 teachers, who participated in the VIVA Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Idea Exchange, traveled to Washington, DC, for … Read More
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