Published from 2005 to 2013, this newsletter explores the challenges and rewards that teacher leaders, coaches, mentors, instructional specialists, lead teachers, and master teachers face.

Teachers Teaching Teachers, May 2011 , Vol. 6, No. 8

Teachers Teaching Teachers, May 2011 , Vol. 6, No. 8 Newsletters Not just another test: Common Core Standards assessments bring uncommon opportunity By Anthony Armstrong Two consortia of 46 states and the District of Columbia are creating cutting-edge assessment systems designed to more accurately and equitably measure student skills and knowledge. Read how this has…

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Teachers Teaching Teachers, April 2011, Vol. 6, No. 7

Teachers Teaching Teachers, April 2011, Vol. 6, No. 7 Newsletters Leading teachers during tough times: 5 strategies help leaders support their teachers By Joellen Killion Personal and professional strengths are tested when state and provincial governments cut public education funds. How leaders respond and facilitate interactions during these difficult times can alleviate some of the…

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Teachers Teaching Teachers, March 2011, Vol. 6, No. 6

Teachers Teaching Teachers, March 2011, Vol. 6, No. 6 Newsletters 4 pillars support coaching By Ellen B. Eisenberg In Pennsylvania, a partnership between the state department of education and the Annenberg Foundation has developed and implemented a particularly effective model of instructional coaching throughout the state known as the Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching. Read…

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Teachers Teaching Teachers, February 2011, Vol. 6, No. 5

Teachers Teaching Teachers, February 2011, Vol. 6, No. 5 Newsletters Teacher leader standards: Consortium seeks to strengthen profession with leadership role By Valerie von Frank The Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium, a group of national education leaders convened by the Educational Testing Service, has created a list of standards for teacher leaders that are scheduled to…

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The Leading Teacher-Teachers Teaching Teachers, December 2010, Vol. 6, No. 4

Teachers Teaching Teachers, December 2010, Vol. 6, No. 4 Newsletters Digging into classroom data By Anthony Armstrong Knowing how to use data at the classroom level is a challenge in many schools. Read how three coaches help teachers identify and use valuable data and overcome barriers to taking action. Tools: Norms for data discussions and…

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The Leading Teacher – Teachers Teaching Teachers, November 2010, Vol. 6, No. 3

Teachers Teaching Teachers, November 2010, Vol. 6, No. 3 Newsletters Teaching English language learners: Mainstream teachers make a stellar journey as a team to transform classroom practices By Elsa M. Anderson , Niki Fisher , Olivia Perez , Ruth Schackmann, and Julie Shelton Discover a unique learning community of ELL specialists and general education teachers…

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Teachers Teaching Teachers, October 2010, Vol. 6, No. 2

Teachers Teaching Teachers, October 2010, Vol. 6, No. 2 Newsletters Standing up, speaking out By Anthony Armstrong Read about the need for teacher voices in national policy discussions and learn how Marie Parker-McElroy, an instructional coach in Fairfax County (Va.), raised her voice to testify in Washington D.C. Explore how to develop and apply your…

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The Leading Teacher – Teachers Teaching Teachers, September 2010, Vol. 6, No. 1

Teachers Teaching Teachers, September 2010, Vol. 6, No. 1 Newsletters Collective responsibility makes all teachers the best By Stephanie Hirsh  Explore how a deeper understanding and commitment to collective responsibility for student success can prepare a school to answer parents’ concerns about teacher quality while enlisting parental advocates for collaborative professional learning. Tools: Explore collective…

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The Leading Teacher – Teachers Teaching Teachers, May 2010, Vol. 5, No. 8

Teachers Teaching Teachers, May 2010, Vol. 5, No. 8 Newsletters Motivation and mastery: Students learn about learning By Tracy Crow What does it take to be really good at something? The nonprofit organization What Kids Can Do asks students to investigate this question. Students demonstrate their expertise in a wide range of out-of-school activities and…

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The Leading Teacher – Teachers Teaching Teachers, April 2010, Vol. 5, No. 7

Teachers Teaching Teachers, April 2010, Vol. 5, No. 7 Newsletters Coaches zero in on behavior By Valerie von Frank Teachers across the country name a challenge they share as they seek to boost student achievement: behavior. Leaders in Long Beach (Calif.) Unified School District now turn to a team of coaches focused on student behavior…

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