"The Common Core in my Classroom: A Teacher's View". Teaching Policy Fellow, Catherine Tighe, shares her experience with the Common Core.
"Boston Teacher Praises New Hiring Policy". Teaching Policy Fellow, Caroline Corcoran, shares her thoughts on Boston Public School's new hiring policy.
"Measuring School Quality: A Perspective from Boston Teachers". Teaching Policy Fellows share their recommendations for Boston Public Schools' measures of school quality.
Survey: Today’s teaching force is less experienced, more open to change
By Jackie Mader
Hechinger Report, October 23, 2012
Teacher-Leader Corps Helps Turn Around Schools
By Stephen Sawchuck
Education Week, April 20, 2011
New Teachers are the New Majority
By Celine Coggins & Heather Peske
Education Week, January 19, 2011
Lesson Plan in Boston Schools: Don’t Go It Alone
By Mike Winerip
New York Times, August 8, 2010
Master the Common Core. Be a leader. Help your students thrive.
You are invited to participate in the MTA Core Collaborative, a high-quality semester-long professional development experience led by teacher leaders with expertise in the Common Core. Through this program – provided to you at no cost by the MTA – you will collaborate with teachers from local districts to master the Core and help your students thrive.
Core in the Classroom: From Standards to PracticeSaturday, September 28, 2013
The Common Core/Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks are transforming teaching and learning in Massachusetts. In September, Teach Plus, the Massachusetts Teachers Association, and the College of Education and Development's Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UMass Boston offered a free intensive one-day conference aimed at supporting teachers in the rollout of the Common Core. Nearly 500 teachers from 103 school districts attended more than 20 sessions led by inspiring teacher leaders -- demonstrating the power of teachers leading the rollout of the Common Core.