Unpacking a Standard

This month's update from the CoOp Corner is chock-full of ideas you can use in your next team planning meeting or on your own reflecting on how to dig more deeply into the standards.

Reimagining ‘Leadership’ In (and From) The Classroom

Jennifer Weinblatt teaches 6th Grade English at Harding Academy in Nashville, TN. She is an active member of The Educators' Cooperative and its Leadership Committee. In this installment of the CoOp Corner, she examines how we value leadership and some of the alternative qualities that are worth nurturing. If this were a face-to-face conversation, I would …

Mindfulness: Quieting Minds, Hearts, and Bodies of Elementary Students (and My Own!)

After a short pause in updates in the CoOp Corner for Winter Break and a return to something like normal schedule, we return to the thoughts and experiences of participating Cooperative teachers with an update from Jennifer Ferguson, an Exceptional Education teacher at Hermitage Elementary School. She shares about her experience bringing Mindfulness into her …

Teaching Math the ‘Write’ Way

Joel Bezaire has been leading and innovating from the classroom for many years, and his work as a 7th Grade Math teacher is both inspirational and well worth exploring. A 2016 national finalist for the Rosenthal Prize for Inspiration and Innovation in Math Teaching, Joel leads district and faculty wide professional development and inservice seminars in …

David & Goliath & 6th Grade

By Sherri Scott This installment of the CoOp Corner feature's Linden Waldorf teacher Sherri Scott. Her perspective, experience, and insight have benefited the work of the teachers in the Cooperative immeasurably. Sherri's post on her summer training offer a powerful reflection on how we prepare our students for all challenges that await. This August marks …