Co-Op Corner

The Cure for Isolation? EdCampNash 2021!

Written by Greg O’Loughlin, High School Teacher and Founder/Director of The Educators’ Cooperative  It is that time of year again! Every February, the teachers of The Educators’ Cooperative bring our passion for collaboration and experience facilitating open workshops to bear for ALL teachers and ALL students — public, private, and charter — with EdCampNash. After months of adapting to […]

Teaching in 2020 – Mastering Technology with Purpose

In a recent series of interviews, Amy Nystrand, Program Director of the Educators’ Cooperative asked members, “What has surprised you about teaching during the pandemic?”  We heard both from Amber Thienel, a District Lead Numeracy Coach in MNPS, and Amy Noon, a second grade teacher at Crieve Hall Elementary, delivering the same message: We’re mastering […]

The EdCo Impact: How a Space for Support and Collaboration is Helping Educators

In a recent series of interviews, Amy Nystrand, Program Director of the Educators’ Cooperative asked members, “Why did you join the Educators’ Cooperative and what is one way it has helped you during this global crisis?” and the answer was validation of the incredible work that happens when teachers come together. Ada Collins, Tusculum Elementary […]

Make Mistakes, Learn Who You Are, and Be Silly!

Program Director and EdCo Member, Amy Nystrand recently ‘’sat down” virtually with three Edco teachers, Allison Hardy, Chris Collins, and Dave Harrison. Allison teaches Chemistry at Hillwood High School, Chris teaches Math at Hume Fogg Academic Magnet, and Dave teaches 4th Grade at Gower Elementary.  Listening to them speak is a quick reminder of the […]