Discipline: Professional Resources
Grade(s): K - 8
Author(s): Nancie Atwell
"There are steps teachers and administrators can take—tweaks, if you will—that make a classroom or school a place that’s safe for children, one where every student feels noticed and known, one that challenges kids and entices them with the intrinsic rewards of real work done well."
Since 1990, Nancie Atwell and the faculty of the K–8 Center for Teaching and Learning have charged themselves with a mission. “Our job is to innovate for the good of children,” Nancie writes, “and then to pass along to other teachers the lessons we learn about instruction that makes a difference.”Systems to Transform Your Classroom and School makes CTL’s powerful innovations accessible to every teacher and administrator.
Nancie and her colleagues have created a culture of engagement and excellence by combining smart practices and policies with rich, community-building traditions and rituals. Systems to Transform Your Classroom and School introduces essential practices such as CTL’s:
Nancie invites you to:
“If we want students to feel a sense of belonging to something that’s bigger than they are,” Nancie observes, “it’s essential that their teachers feel that way, too.” Join your own colleagues, along with long-distance colleagues at the Center for Teaching and Learning, to discover how Systems to Transform Your Classroom and School can help turn your teaching ideals into a practical, successful reality.