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What We’re Learning: The Hidden Potential of Virtual Teacher Collaboration

January 20, 2021

By Jake Ramirez, Leading Educators Launched in 2011, Leading Educators is a national nonprofit that supports school systems to eradicate racial inequities in instruction and student outcomes by transforming teaching practice, leadership, and conditions at scale. With a specialty for curriculum-based professional learning, Leading Educators guides teachers and leaders at…

What We’re Learning: Ingredients for a high-quality math tutoring program

December 15, 2020

When many of us think of “tutoring”, we picture the “homework help” model, where a student brings assignments for a tutor to coach them through. However, this type of model is not what every student needs to deeply learn new concepts. In fact, an effective tutoring program often looks very…

Rethinking some assumptions about collaborative decision making to build more effective networks

November 19, 2020

By Stacey Caillier & Ben Daley, High Tech High Graduate School of Education At High Tech High Graduate School of Education, for the past five years we have been leading and participating in networks of educators aimed at collectively making progress on common problems of practice. A central tension in…

Get Connected and Engaged

November 2, 2020

Nancy Gannon, M.Ed, MAT, has 30 years of experience as a teacher, coach, principal, and district administrator in the NYCDOE, where she led city-wide review and adoption of standards-based curriculum, developed and implemented the school quality review process, and launched the middle school literacy initiative. She serves as Senior Advisor…