A Look into Lesson Study

A Look into Lesson Study

Last week Physics teachers Kathryn Smith and Judy Jennings engaged in a Lesson Study.  If you are unfamiliar with Lesson Study, it is professional development in which teams of teachers collaboratively plan a lesson, observe student behaviors during the lesson, and study outcomes after the lesson.  The goal is to conduct this mini-research as a [...]

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Explore, Question, Discover

Explore, Question, Discover

The best part of my role as Hart High School's Instructional Coach is that I am able to observe other teachers in action, learn from them and then bring the information to all of you so that we all benefit!  In a way, I explore, question, and discover...the very same way our science teachers lead [...]

Graph of the Week for MP2

Graph of the Week for MP2

One of our anchor standards for the fall of 2017 is Math Practice 2:  Reason abstractly and quantitatively.  We use numbers to reason in every content area.  Additionally, we all have data we can ask students to analyze.  Yes, even English teachers work on analyzing data!  In my AP Language and Composition class I recently [...]