May 21st : Teacher Learning Takes the Stage
How can I support my kindergartners’ development of number sense and what do I
really mean when I say “number sense”?
What do engaging discussions of a text sound like in fifth grade and how can I help my
students develop the skills to engage in these discussions?
These kinds of questions and the pursuit of their answers will be the subject of
teachers’ talks at the Mills Teacher Scholars Inquiry in Action Forum on May
21st at Mills College, 5-8 PM. Attendees are invited to come and go throughout the
evening, which begins with a poster session from 5-6 PM followed by roundtable
discussions, where each presenter will discuss their work for 15 minutes followed
by a conversation.
The Mills Teacher Scholars Inquiry in Action Forum is an opportunity to glimpse
teacher leadership in action. Our view is that teachers become leaders when they
are supported to put understanding student learning at the heart of teaching. Our
teacher scholars, in collaboration with colleagues, go public with what they know
and don’t know about their students’ learning and share their project of collecting
and analyzing real time, meaningful data to understand what’s happening for their