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Communications Lab

Communications Lab

Want to go public with your bold ideas? Sharpen your communications and multimedia skills here.

At A Glance

This Lab is for educators who want to improve their writing, public speaking, and multimedia skills to advocate for the teaching profession:

  • Brainstorm, draft, and share feedback on written and multimedia communications;
  • Explore resources for growing communications skills; and
  • Build confidence and expertise in a private space!

 

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Resources

Kimberly Tuttle

Faces and voices of the Holocaust (ICCS reflections)

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Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:29 pm by Kimberly Tuttle

Kimberly observed: “The reason why I feel this lesson worked well is that the students bought in to this unit/lesson and had ownership in what we were learning! When you have students crying because of what was read and discussed and when they are begging to take a book home to read (from my standard English 10 class), then I can confidently say that my students ‘got it.’” Read more of Kimberly’s reflections.

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CTQ

Performance-pay for teachers: designing a system that students deserve

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Posted March 1, 2013 at 1:07 am by CTQ

In this report created by CTQ's initial TeacherSolutions team, 18 of the nation’s best teachers focused their attention on professional compensation, researching past efforts to create alternative pay models, and crafting new and different solutions based on their understanding of the professional work of teachers.

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Renee Moore

Teaching secrets: Tips for new English teachers

Posted February 19, 2013 at 12:02 am by Renee Moore

Renee Moore, a veteran high school teacher, offers four thoughtful tips for rookie educators. She suggests that “brand new English teachers have much to learn as they boldly walk into a classroom for the first time."

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About

This Lab is for educators who want to improve their writing, public speaking, and multimedia skills to advocate for the teaching profession:

  • Brainstorm, draft, and share feedback on written and multimedia communications;
  • Explore resources for growing communications skills; and
  • Build confidence and expertise in a private space!