Visiting HTH MA:
"Is it possible for equality and justice to live within a classroom and school-wide culture?"
I had the wonderful opportunity to visit my HTH GSE colleague, Jaimee Rojas's 9th grade humanities class at High Tech High Media Arts. This school visitation served to develop a deeper understanding of the contexts in which we work, so that we could better support one another. I had also discovered that through this observation, my sense of hope for equality and justice to live within a classroom and school-wide culture was revived.
We climbed our individual rocks to grow as teacher leaders by supporting and facilitating collegial conversations focused on improving teaching and learning. We used protocols appropriate to the goals and participants in each session. Each protocol was designed to help colleagues in our school settings engage in equitable, productive conversations about improving teaching and learning. Here you will find three reflective pieces describing my growth as a facilitator and leader.
High Tech High's Graduate School of Education explains how it is changing the face of public education in this KPBS article.
High Tech High is continuing the conversation on how "to create innovative public schools where all students develop the academic, workplace, and citizenship skills for post-secondary success."
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