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Learning From Our Virtual Program Work

April 22, 2020

From learning to facilitate a webinar to understanding the intricacies of Zoom breakout rooms, our small team at Mills Teacher Scholars, like so many others around the globe, has experienced a steep learning curve over the past month.

Program Highlights

Professional Learning Across Distance

March 30, 2020

The abrupt shift to distance learning due to the spread of COVID-19 has forced all of us in the field of education to adapt our lives and work very quickly. Mills Teacher Scholars has partnered with our sites...

Teacher Scholar Voices

Getting Kindergarten Writers to Tell Me More

February 13, 2020 | Carmina Portea

At the beginning of the year, my TK/Kinder classroom was often very quiet. The majority of my students were English Learners, still at the early stages of learning to communicate in English. While playing and talking...

Impact Story

Our Impact on Teaching and Learning

February 13, 2020

At the midpoint of the school year, we guide each Mills Teacher Scholars group to reflect on the learning that has happened so far. We ask: What have you learned as a professional? How...

Program Highlights

A District of Learners

January 23, 2020

What if there were true symmetry of learning in a district – from students, to teachers, to leaders? What would it look like for principals and district administrators to engage as a community of learners? How could their...

Teacher Scholar Voices

Problem Solving in Computer Science: What Does It Really Mean?

December 16, 2019 | Sonia Spindt

A Daunting Challenge Many of my students complain when asked to read technical literature, despite my efforts to make it fun and relevant. Especially in my most advanced computer science class, it becomes difficult to use material that...