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Teachers Know Best: Making Data Work

January 9, 2015

With more data than ever available in the classroom, the challenge is making it work—for teachers and for students. In this video accompanying the Gates Foundation’s Teachers Know Best: Making Data Work report, educators discuss how they work with data, and how they’d like to see the digital tools that…

The Rewards of Teaching in a Rural School

April 11, 2015

By: Paradise Forbes, teacher at the Williamstown Independent School District in Kentucky. As a high social studies teacher, I have the weighty responsibility of introducing the students in my rural school in Kentucky to historical, civic, geographical, and economic issues that are quite often beyond the scope of their day-to-day…

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Fellowships

April 14, 2015 | Teacher Engagement

Teaching can be isolating, and we have been trying to figure out how to connect teachers in more powerful ways to have conversations about their profession and practice. Teacher fellowships are one way for teachers to connect, reflect, and improve their practice. So we set out to learn more about…

ECET2

ECET2

April 14, 2015 | Professional DevelopmentTeacher Engagement

[embed]https://vimeo.com/132962775[/embed]   ECET² offers a series of teacher-led national and regional convenings as well as an online community that are focused on teacher leadership, collaboration, and innovative instructional practices. Teachers run it all—the seminars, workshops, meetings—you name it. Attendees leave with a new professional network and the empowerment to be…