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 [...]

Can you Escape?

Can you Escape?

How are you helping your students review for final exams?  I guarantee that nothing you are doing is as cool as what Keith Shanks is doing.  His students were welcomed into Q-24 on Wednesday morning, but Q-24 was not the usual classroom.  It had transformed into an escape room. You may have heard of the latest escape [...]