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Teacher Collaboration

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    The Benefits of Developing a Reflective Routine

    Teachers who take time daily to reflect on what worked in class and what didn’t can better assess areas for improvement and begin to make necessary adjustments.
    Megan Collins
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    Good Teaching Is Not Just About the Right Practices

    In a series of interviews with master teachers, a reporter finds that certain intangible qualities matter more than the best tactics.
    4.5k
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    Staff Meetings Get a Needed Makeover During the Pandemic

    Educators across the country share their insights on how the pandemic has forced them to change staff meetings—for the better.
    1.1k
  • 60-Second Strategy: Stand-Up Meetings

    Having staff stand for meetings keeps them quick—15 minutes, max—and efficient.
    93.7k
  • Two teachers instructing a high school class

    How to Choose a Co-Teaching Model

    Knowing the pros and cons of the six models of co-teaching can help teachers determine which one is best for a given lesson.
    7.1k
  • A Mentoring Strategy for Preservice Teachers

    A Mentoring Strategy for Preservice Teachers

    Teacher candidates at the University of Wyoming Lab School co-teach with veterans to learn about planning, instruction, and assessment.
    14.3k
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    Co-Teaching in Distance Learning

    A middle school English and special education teacher share how they meet the needs of all of their students—and the new practices they’ll bring back to the classroom.
    2.6k
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    Creating Effective Professional Learning Communities

    If managed well, these teams can help teachers innovate in the classroom and improve student outcomes.
    3.8k
  • New teacher talking to her mentor in a school hallway

    Every Teacher Needs a Mentor

    Find that person who challenges, advises, and celebrates you—and be that person for someone else.
    9.3k
  • Two teachers walking and talking in a hallway

    How White Teachers Can Support BIPOC Colleagues

    A few ways to deepen relationships with peers who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color.
    1.3k
  • The Flock: Supporting Teachers Through Peer Feedback

    No Teacher Is an Island

    Working in small teams, high school teachers offer each other support and feedback for improving in their work.
    7.5k
  • An illustration of a shadow-like teenage boy. He's drawing a school, inspired from reading a book. The word "growth" is highlighted in green in the background.

    How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

    Transformational teachers share best practices, build mentoring relationships, observe their peers, keep things fresh, model their subject's usefulness, and demonstrate caring beyond what they teach.
    11k
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    The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence

    A school team’s emotional intelligence might be the most important predictor of what it will to do together and how conversations will go.
    12k
  • Woman participating in a group video meeting at home

    4 Guiding Questions for Effective Remote Collaboration

    Working remotely is changing teaching, and it affects how school teams work together as well. Addressing these questions will help teams ensure that they’re doing their best work.
    1.6k

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