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 …

Stepping Into the Null: Teaching Anxiety, Mindfulness, Gratitude, and Loving Kindness

Choices about when, where, and how we address anxiety and mindfulness often say more about our work with our students than we know. First Grade teacher Lizzie Ammerman is our guest in the CoOp Corner and she shares her thoughts and experience diving in head-first to shine a light on a path forward for her …

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 …

Just curious.

5th Grade Social Studies teacher Connie Fink is starting her year with a new approach to sparking curiosity in her students. She keeps a blog over at http://finkteach.blogspot.com/. Connie believes that blogging is not only a fun way to share and record her experiences teaching and learning, but writing openly about goals, expectations, and experiments with new …

Only getting started.

My name is Kyleen Shyer, a third grade teacher at University School of Nashville, and a member of the first cohort! It’s been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career to have participated in the Educator’s Cooperative and it is easy to see that what Greg is building is something phenomenal...revolutionary really, to …

Participating Schools and Organizations

In 2016, teachers, principals, leaders, and thinkers, and local businesses from all over Nashville came together to make the inaugural cohort a success. Cane Ridge Elementary School The Center for Integrative Learning and Teaching Cora Howe Cole Elementary School Dupont Tyler Middle Prep The Ensworth School Fall Hamilton Elementary School Goodlettsville Middle Prep Gower Elementary …