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 [...]

Be My Guest…Blogger!

Be My Guest…Blogger!

When you think of the word “assessment” what comes to mind?  I am sure many of us were assessed using multiple choice/scantron tests.  I have, in fact, written many of these tests throughout the years.  As easy as they are to grade, are they really assessing students in an effective way?  I think it comes [...]