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5 Reasons to Join the Spring 2019 #TheEdCollabGathering

5 Reasons to Join the Spring 2019 #TheEdCollabGathering

#EduJoy
by Shawna Coppola, TheEdCollab Fellow, and Christopher Lehman, TheEdCollab Founding Director 5 Reasons to Join #TheEdCollabGathering Join us live, online, this Saturday, April 6! Not able to? The entire K-12 ... Read more
#TheEdCollab is Proud to Join the #EducatorEquity Pledge

#TheEdCollab is Proud to Join the #EducatorEquity Pledge

Discourse
The Educator Collaborative is proud to join in the Educator Equity pledge. We know the work needed to upend the structural biases within our profession will take collective, critical, and ... Read more
Don’t Hang Art on the Walls Until the Furniture is in Place: Using Teaching Tools to Build the Frames of Our Unit

Don’t Hang Art on the Walls Until the Furniture is in Place: Using Teaching Tools to Build the Frames of Our Unit

Your Next Lesson
by Kate Roberts, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Kate Roberts and Kristi Mraz’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Making Reading Conferring Work,” on-demand through June 30, 2019.   ... Read more
Nurturing Middle Grade Students’ Reading Lives

Nurturing Middle Grade Students’ Reading Lives

Reading Instruction
by Carla España, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Carla España and Shawna Coppola’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Teach Writing with Energy, Intention and Joy,” on-demand through June 30, ... Read more
Kids Take the Lead: Flipping Small Group Work, Putting Students’ Learning Front and Center

Kids Take the Lead: Flipping Small Group Work, Putting Students’ Learning Front and Center

Your Next Lesson
by Peter Gangi, Literacy Coach and guest contributor, with Maggie Beattie Roberts, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Maggie Beattie Roberts and guest young adult author, Karuna Riazi,’s 2018-2019 ... Read more
Three Ways to Manage Your High School Writing Workshop More Efficiently

Three Ways to Manage Your High School Writing Workshop More Efficiently

Makers and Spaces
post by Heather Rocco, The Educator Collaborative Network Member Register to watch Chantal François and Heather Rocco’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Go Farther With Independent Reading,” live on February 6 ... Read more
Writing Help: But, What If They Copy Their Mentor Texts?

Writing Help: But, What If They Copy Their Mentor Texts?

Writing Instruction
by Shawna Coppola, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Shawna Coppola and Carla España’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “Teach Writing with Energy, Intention and Joy,” on-demand through June 30, ... Read more
From Wonder to Writing: Invite Students Into Inquiry Through Online Articles

From Wonder to Writing: Invite Students Into Inquiry Through Online Articles

Digital Literacy
by Troy Hicks, The Educator Collaborative Fellow Register to watch Troy Hicks and Tricia Ebarvia’s 2018-2019 Study Series Session, “New Possibilities for Students’ Digital Writing,” live on January 23, 2019 ... Read more
Coaching Tips: Support First Year Teachers (Not Overwhelm Them)

Coaching Tips: Support First Year Teachers (Not Overwhelm Them)

Literacy Coaching
post by Elizabeth Lacy Schoenberger, Fellow with The Educator Collaborative Coaching Tips: Support First Year Teachers (Not Overwhelm Them) The first year teaching can be rewarding and challenging. There are well ... Read more
“Making Our Way Across”: Lessons Learned from Minh Lê and Dan Santat’s Drawn Together

“Making Our Way Across”: Lessons Learned from Minh Lê and Dan Santat’s Drawn Together

Bookshelf
by Shawna Coppola and Carla España, TheEdCollab Fellows Join TheEdCollab on Wednesday, July 18 8-9PM EST, for our Summer Book Club chat on Drawn Together “Making Our Way Across”: Lessons ... Read more
Tell The Story of Migrant Children and Families: Book & Resource Recommendations

Tell The Story of Migrant Children and Families: Book & Resource Recommendations

Discourse
guest post by Lizzeth Fausto (@LaMaestraFausto), friend of The Educator Collaborative Note from Christopher Lehman, Founding Director: One essential form of activism is hearing – and then raising up and ... Read more
Stages of Grief: State Test Score Report Edition

Stages of Grief: State Test Score Report Edition

Discourse
post by Elizabeth Lacy-Schoenberger, member of The Educator Collaborative Stages of Grief: State Test Score Report Edition Recently, I received news of my students’ latest reading standardized test scores.  I felt ... Read more
Shadows on the Wall: The Promise and Perils of “Success”

Shadows on the Wall: The Promise and Perils of “Success”

Leading Learners
post by Kate Roberts, member of The Educator Collaborative Shadows on the Wall: The Promise and Perils of “Success” In the Allegory of the Cave, the philosopher Plato tells a story ... Read more