For teacher leaders who want to collaborate with other teachers and motivate colleagues and community with ideas, knowledge, and passion.
- Tips for teaching vocabulary that include letting students select the words, putting away dictionaries, and creating time for talk and play with new terms.
- PD could be more effective if we differentiated it by gauging teachers' readiness, utilizing their interests, involving them in the process, and providing continual assessment opportunities.
- Working in small teams, high school teachers offer each other support and feedback for improving in their work.
- We know students do plenty of listening in our classes, but what about the other three communication skills they should be engaging in and practicing daily? I'm talking about reading, writing, and speaking.