Tag: #EducatorsCooperative

Collaborative Connections with EdCo: Jen Castle and Sherri Scott

“Are the hawks mating again?” “I want to put the wood in the firepit.” “Layers, layers, layers!” – LWS students.  Two of our EdCo members, Jen Castle and Sherri Scott are generous enough to share their experiences from Linden Waldorf with our community of educators. Their year has been filled with excitement, as they transformed […]

Why Join EdCo? Part 1

Joining EdCo provides direct connection to amazing educators. Click here to join hundreds of other teachers who have already benefited from the power of collaboration and the Educators’ Cooperative’s professional community. https://educatorscooperative.com/application/ The Educators’ Cooperative operates with the mission of working “together in an active community of support and development with other like-minded professionals who work […]

Collaborative Connections with EdCo: Mike Mitchell and Brandi Hodge, Pixel Art

We’re pulling insights and shared experiences from EdCo Member, Mike Mitchell of Cohort 3.  Mike recently collaborated with Brandi Hodge, finding a way for students to recognize their content mastery with pixel art.  Joining EdCo provides direct connection to amazing educators like Mike.  Click here to join Mike and hundreds of other teachers who have […]

What keeps you going on tough days? EdCo Teachers Reflect

By Amanda Banik Originally published on November 3, 2021 at educatorscooperative.com Teaching is tough. Not only is the expectation that we are instructional experts, but also parents, social workers, counselors, nurses, and at times even referees. You name it and we can likely add it to the list. Alyssa Niemiec, Chris Collins, and Luke Johnson […]

Post Pandemic: The Positives We’ll Take with Us

EdCo Members Amber Thienel, MNPS District Lead Numeracy Coach in the South, and Anie Hall, 9th grade English teacher at Hendersonville High School, were both asked, “What’s something you plan to keep doing after the pandemic?”  Their answers show us how much we’ve learned this year, and how with what this year has asked of […]

Teaching and learning in the ‘new.’

When the means of assessing growth and development cannot effectively measure innovative, essential, novel growth and development, where does the problem lie? In the growth or in the assessment? Written by Greg O’Loughlin, Founder/Director of The Educators’ Cooperative This weekend teachers who work in area public, private, and charter schools got together for the first […]

I’m Here to Listen, I’m Here to Care

In a recent series of interviews, Amy Nystrand, Program Director of the Educators’ Cooperative asked members, “How do you hope those you teach and support describe you?”  Our responses from Chris Collins, Integrated Math teacher at Hume Fogg Academic Magnet, and Ada Collins, Math Coach at Tusculum Elementary, remind us that it is most important […]

It’s the Kids that Sustain Us

In a recent series of interviews, Amy Nystrand, Program Director of the Educators’ Cooperative asked members, “What keeps you going on tough days?”  Our responses from Dave Harrison, 4th Grade teacher at Gower Elementary and Allison Hardy, Chemistry teacher at Hillwood High School, remind us that it really is all about the kids.  The relationships […]