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In the CoOp Corner you'll find the work, ideas, reflections, and insights of the teachers of The Educators' Cooperative. Subscribe or check back often to read the latest EdCo Teacher Spotlights, interviews, and more. Email info@educatorscooperative.com with questions or more information about our work.

Summer-School of Reinvention

Teachers are on the leading edge of virtual community building. Written by Greg O’Loughlin, the founder of a collaborative community for teachers and 12th grade English teacher at Templeton Academy. Every year, we welcome new teachers into the work of The Educators’ Cooperative in an intense week-long Summer Workshop. Inherent in the magic of the …

Black Lives Matter – A Message from The Educators’ Cooperative

The courage demonstrated by our Black brothers and sisters bringing their grief and trauma to bear for justice and for a more equitable society is a violent burden that they have borne alone for far too long. The Educators' Cooperative remains committed to supporting the Black community and our teachers in the fight for equality and …

Teacher Tag Team!

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Cohort 3 member Natalie Elliot recently ‘’sat down” virtually with two Edco teachers, Chris Martin and Kevin Hritz. Chris teaches 5th grade Literacy at Meigs Magnet and Kevin teaches 8th grade math and algebra at Valor Collegiate Academy. This dynamic duo reminds us of the passion and magic found in all members of the cooperative …

Teachers Are Amazing

EdCo Teachers Collaborate Over Zoom During COVID-19

By Greg O'Loughlin, High School Teacher and Director of The Educators' CooperativeNever before has the entire education system shut down statewide on short notice. Shorter still was evidence of a plan in place to meet the needs of students, families, and teachers separated by essential distance. In the hours after Nashville understood that we were all …

Unpacking a Standard

EdCo teachers collaborate as a professional learning community to work together on assessment

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.

Lunch and Learn

EdCo Teachers Collaborate to

This month's update from the CoOp Corner features a reflection from Claire Delcourt, an Instructional Coach at LEAD Brick Church Middle. She shares how she uses her time in the cafeteria to focus on practicing (and then reflecting and improving in) what she preaches. A favorite part of my school day this year has been …