Tag archives for Teacher Leadership

  1. Teachers as Leaders

    Digital Leader Corps is rooted in the development of teacher leaders as agents of change to build and nurture a culture of continuous improvement grounded at the intersection of three fundamental components: pedagogy, change knowledge, and technology. The Teacher Leader Model Standards are the backbone of our work to grow teacher leaders. The standards were […]

  2. The School as a Learning Lab

    This spring was a blur of Digital Leader Corps activity. I probably traveled 25,000 air miles in a three month time span meeting with educational leaders all over the country. As I reflected on the conversations I noticed a trend.¬†We had successfully communicated the components of Digital Leader Corps, but really needed to emphasize the […]

  3. Deep and Wide Implementation

    In almost every school system I have ever worked in there is a very real tension between providing high quality professional learning for every teacher and providing the on-going depth of experiences needed to produce lasting change. School systems typically do not have enough resources, otherwise known as time and money, to engage their teachers […]

  4. Growing Leaders. Growing Capacity.

    Over the last year, Discovery Education has worked closely with several school district partners to develop a new professional development model entitled Digital Leader Corps. Digital Leader Corps is a strategic model for building capacity for teachers to modernize instruction, increase student engagement and ultimately, student achievement. Each member of the corps establishes a learning […]