We talked with San Diego middle school teacher Nancy Burks about how the connections she made at last year’s Summit led to a teacher candidate getting a job at her school! Better Together: How long have you been teaching? Nancy Burks: I’ve been at Montgomery Middle School for 15 years, and teaching for 20. […]
We talked with Orange County ACCESS teacher Allison Carey about what makes the California Teachers Summit unique, and how the connections she made last year with teachers across California have made a difference for her students. Better Together: Why did you get involved in last year’s California Teachers Summit? Allison Carey: I teach alternative […]
Anything Can Happen, and That’s What’s So Exciting We talked with English teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki about the importance of community, how teaching is evolving, and her favorite experiences from last year’s Better Together: California Teachers Summit.
On July 29, thousands of teachers across California will gather at 38 locations to share ideas, join a teacher network, and learn effective strategies for implementing the new California Standards and Next Generation Science Standards in their classrooms. Last year’s inaugural event attracted 15,000 teachers. The second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit provides an […]
“About 15,000 California teachers and principals gave up one of their summer vacation days to talk among themselves Friday about a subject that, depending on how the school day is going, can excite, inspire, frustrate or irritate: the Common Core.” Read more in EdSource.