In the first post in this series, we covered Collaborative Teacher Inquiry. Yesterday we talked about the first three partnership principles from Jim Knight. Today we’ll cover the remaining four principles.
Principle #4 - Reflection: Reflection is an Integral Part of Professional Learning
Knight (2011) notes that
In my first post, we covered the strategy of Collaborative Teacher Inquiry.
In a training I recently attended with Jim, he also offered seven ‘Partnership Principles’ as a way of thinking and being in helping relationships. These ideas resonated with me as they can be applied
This is the first post in a three-part series on Collaborative Inquiry. Read Part Two: Partnership Principles 1-3 and Part Three: Partnership Principles 4-7.
Collaborative teacher inquiry is a promising strategy for improving students’ well-being and achievement. During a collaborative inquiry cycle, teachers come together to:
The culture of a school affects the quality of teaching, the depth of learning, and the relationships that students develop among educators, students, and parents. When students feel safe and connected to their teachers and peers, they are able to achieve extraordinary academic and social
Building Learning Communities is a fantastic conference put on by November Learning in Boston every year. It is truly a place where educators come to connect, share bright ideas, and move the needle in educational technology. This year, sessions ranged from Free and Open Source Curriculum
Contributed by Laura Greenstein
As you read the following statements, think about whether you agree or disagree.
Education is not the same as it used to be.
Children are growing up in a world that is different from the past.
If you agree, as many educators do,
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) movement requires teachers to shift their instructional practices in several significant ways, which in turn necessitates practice and intentionality. Some of these key shifts include embedding language development across the curriculum; an increase in oral language and multiple opportunities
Fortunate children start out with loving connections at home that give them a sense of safety and trust in people and in the world. Without a basic sense of security, children are much less likely to develop self-regulation skills, and to learn to be calm
This post was originally published on Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension.
Three years ago, I wrote an anonymous post and asked a friend to post it for me. The story was burning up inside of me, but at the time I was too scared to publish it
Are you a resilient educator? If being a teacher or administrator is part of your path in life, I hope you have the resilience and grit it takes to be a great one. Here are the five characteristics of men and women with resilience.