By Janet Foster It started with an email. My inbox is replete with things that are sent to me without my permission. The fact is, I often don’t read them fully. I had my finger poised over the delete key while I was scanning an email from the NEA in October, when I read about
In this TEDxWellsStreetED video, Elizabeth Evans tells how New Voice Strategies uses technology to connect teachers to come up with education policy solutions.
Three VIVA Teachers collaborated to summarize their experiences for the article “Educators Speak Out: Organizations offer teachers new avenues for influencing education policy” that appeared in the July/August edition of Harvard Education Letter.
Participating in the VIVA MET Writing Collaborative has been a life-changing experience for Kelly Waller.
Kwesi Ndzibah shares his thoughts on participating in the VIVA MET Idea Exchange.
Kathleen Sullivan, a fifth grade science teacher in Malden, Mass., has some ideas for investing in students.
Charlene Mendoza, AP English Language and Literature, Tucson, AZ
Lesley Hagelgans, Middle School English Teacher, Marshall, MI
By Charlene Mendoza VIVA Arizona Teachers Idea Exchange As teachers, we know that moment when “it” happens. That moment when we know the bait was taken, the interest engaged, the inquiry begun or the spark ignited. That moment when the energy begins to flow and the classroom transforms into an active, engaging learning environment. For