Reflections of a First Year Math Coach by Michelle Engle

When Michelle’s position changed from math interventionist to coach, her first reaction was, “Yes!” She had wanted to coach for some time and craved the opportunity to work with a variety of grade levels. And with the adoption of the Common Core, she felt confident that she would be able to help move students towards … Read more

We Have Lost a Beloved Educator and Friend- Bonnie Campbell Hill

Bonnie Campbell Hill has touched the lives of teachers and students the world over, and we were sad to hear of her loss against liver cancer at just 56 years old. In Bonnie’s style, she created the Bonnie’s Big Idea Campaign in her final months, working with teachers to raise $500,000 for libraries and scholarships … Read more

The Seven Norms of Collaborative Work

So often we pull teachers together to collaborate but never set norms regarding how they will interact, communicate, and learn from one another. This is particularly ironic since as teachers, we know to do this with our students and spend countless lessons teaching them these precious skills. Many of you are familiar with the Seven … Read more