From isolation to partnership: ESL co-teaching leads to teacher leadership
By Andrea Honigsfeld , Maria Dove
Meet three English Language Learner specialists who are building the ESL expertise of their general education peers and expanding learning opportunities for students through a variety of co-teaching models. Such models not only increase collaboration and learning within a school, they also create leadership opportunities for teachers.
Focus on NSDC's standards: Create a supportive environment for all
By Joellen Killion
As teacher leaders strive to help their colleagues meet NSDCs Equity standard, a key consideration is creating a safe learning environment. Step through five elements of establishing an environment for learning, with discussion questions to examine in each. (Available to the public.)
Lessons from a coach: First, make sure teachers are heard
Julia Aguilar Zongker is an academic coach in Phoenix, Ariz. Explore what she has learned about establishing a positive climate in a school.