The Urban Education Institute is dedicated to answering one question: how do we produce reliably excellent schooling for all children growing up in urban America?
The schoolhouse needs to be intentionally organized as a place where adults want to work, which will in turn, make it a place where students want to learn. Continue reading »
Oct 9, 2012
My students need great teachers, and the strike made me wonder - what do I need to be that great teacher?...Demanding high achievement without offering support simply leads to stress, frustration, and despair. Continue reading »
Oct 3, 2012
Teachers & Leaders
Today, the University of Chicago Charter School is a place that fully believes in the value of effective cross-collaboration amongst teachers...a place where I am proud to be affectionately called "the science lady" by students at all four campuses. Continue reading »
Sep 17, 2012