Freeda Pirillis, a first grade teacher in Chicago Public Schools, was a member of the very first VIVA Idea Exchange, Voices from the Classroom. For the last three years, she has been working with the Chicago Teachers Union to develop Common Core curricula. As she describes in this story on Chicago Public Radio, she was
Katie Morosky writes that we need well-designed Common Core curriculum and truly authentic assessment to ensure test scores “reflect what was learned and not how much someone can cheat.”
NEA is hosting a new VIVA Idea Exchange looking at time in school.
Jim Barnhill thinks it’s time to stop fighting, take responsibility, and work together to improve education for our students.
In this TEDxWellsStreetED video, Elizabeth Evans tells how New Voice Strategies uses technology to connect teachers to come up with education policy solutions.