|Transformative Professional Development Through Integrated STEM
|Teaching integrated STEM is itself a transformative professional development experience that helps teachers learn and leverage practices to expose student thinking.
|Now on Teacher Voice: Affinity Groups
|In this episode of Teacher Voice: The Podcast, we learn about affinity groups from educators in the Knowles community and how their participation has impacted them.
|Call and Response: The Impact of Knowles
|We asked teachers in the Knowles community to reply to this prompt: “C. Harry Knowles, founder of the Knowles Teacher Initiative, passed away recently at 91. How has being a Knowles Fellow impacted your teaching or career?” Here are their responses.
|The “Invisible Knapsack”: Rip it open. Spend it down.
|I used to think of my whiteness as a burden. Now I realize it is an account that I can cash in to weaken systems of unearned power in my classroom and beyond.
|Professional Development: Yosemite Field Institute
|A short course for science teachers at Yosemite National Park changed how three Fellows use outdoor education in their classrooms.
|Professional Development: Visiting Other Teachers
|I visited two Knowles Teaching Fellows at a school that uses problem-based learning.
|Expanding Professional Development on a National Scale: How Inquiring into Student Learning Through the 5 Practices Method Transformed Teachers’ Practices and Impacted Educators Nationwide
|This article explains how we developed our understanding and shared our knowledge of 5P with other teachers, both locally and nationally, and how this process gave us a deeper understanding of 5P itself.
|The Power to Effect Change
|This story chronicles the experiences of three teachers who were working to improve student outcomes outside their individual classrooms.
|Learning Spanish in Guatemala
|We each traveled to Guatemala to learn Spanish, and our experiences have directly impacted our respective teaching practices.
|Teachers are the Worst Students
|Most professional development for teachers is terrible, but it doesn’t have to be.