This comprehensive report points toward concrete practices that high performing schools take in order to nurture teacher collaboration. This environment allows teachers to learn from themselves and can lead to long-term benefits.
More in the Focus on Collaboration series
In this planning conversation, a teacher and coach discuss some of their ideas and concerns about a forthcoming lesson. With a coach, she discusses some of her ideas and concerns about the forthcoming lesson.
In this conversation, a teacher reflects on the successes and difficulties of a recent lesson. With a coach, she discusses the successes of the lesson, as well as details to improve on next time.
After choosing a common task, the teachers in this grade level meeting anticipate student responses, then sort and sequence them by level of complexity.