By Katherine Doerr Morosky December 14, 2012, is in my, and perhaps all of America’s, pantheon of “days that will live in infamy”. Almost every moment of that day — when 20 of my daughter’s peers and seven of her teachers’ colleagues were massacred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, one mile from our home —
In this tech-centric world, we often sacrifice authentic and meaningful connections. However, as Jennifer Reinhardt explains, New Voice Strategies harnesses technology to our advantage to create a global community and offer “a powerful platform from which to support, connect, promote, and learn from one another.”
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.”
In this TEDxWellsStreetED video, Elizabeth Evans tells how New Voice Strategies uses technology to connect teachers to come up with education policy solutions.
For the week of Sept. 27, 2013, New Voice Strategies staff and VIVA Teachers from around the country submitted posts for a guest series on the prominent Eduwonk blog. Read excerpts below and click the links to read the entire posts. My Transition from the Classroom to Amplifying Teacher Voice by Xian Barrett, New Voice