This is the second in a series of three posts. Check out the first post: Teams—Don’t Go It Alone.
It takes time and effort. It can be maddeningly slow along the way. But, building teacher teams and the structures for teams is one the most important
Question 1: How many hours have you spent in “team meetings”?
Seriously, take a minute and estimate the amount of time you’ve spent with your ‘team’:
planning your next unit
talking about strategies
listening to a colleague go on (and on?)
Paul Bloomberg and Barb Pitchford developed the Impact Teams model as a collaborative, 3-step process for teacher teams to analyze student evidence of learning and plan next steps for instruction. As consultants, they work with schools and districts across the country to develop classroom and