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From the Current Issue:
Building Capacity through Teacher Leadership
Time to Think about Teacher Leadership: For ALL Teachers
A report from the Center for American Progress lists these recommendations:
- Create teacher leadership roles at the classroom, school, and district levels.
- Allocate time for teachers to collaborate.
- Create systems for embedded teacher professional development.
- Give teachers an active role in the selection and development of CCSS instructional materials.
Literacy & NCTE Blog, May 8, 2015
These findings echo what we learned from Remodeling Literacy Learning Together: Paths to Standards Implementation, a 2014 study from the National Center for Literacy Education.
"Imagining the Possibilities: Improving the Teaching of Writing through Teacher-Led Inquiry": English Leadership Quarterly, April 2014
"Cross Disciplinary Collaborations with Informational Texts": English Leadership Quarterly, October 2014
"How to Be a Teacher Leader": Literacy and Learning Exchange, June 5, 2015
"Recognizing NCTE Members Who Are 2015 State Teachers of the Year": Literacy & NCTE Blog, August 14, 2015
"Do NCTE's Early Career Leadership Programs Really Make a Difference?" Now the NCTE Secondary Representative-at-Large, 2008 NCTE Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award recipient Shekema Silveri discusses what she learned about teacher leadership and the NCTE Early Career Leadership Program. The Council Chronicle, March 2012
Listen as Shekema talks about "Multicultural Literacy Education and 21st Century Leadership" on this Education Talk Radio archive.
Congratulations to NCTE's 2015 Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award Recipients!
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