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MASE/FL TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference

October 22-23, 2015
Tampa, FL
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Our next MASE/FL TURN event is scheduled for October 22-23, 2015 at the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association, 3102 N. Habana Ave., Tampa, FL 33607. Our conference will focus on Reframing Our Approach: School-Community Partnerships Focused on Whole Child Education.

NE TURN Labor-Managment Collaboration Conference

September 25-26, 2015
Cambridge, MA
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Our next Northeast TURN Labor-Management Collaboration Conference is set for September 25-26, 2015 in Cambridge, MA. We are excited to once again be able to provide this opportunity to bring together collaborative teams of union and management from across the Northeast TURN region.

Ken Haines on Cultivating a Calling

July 15, 2015

Ken Haines, past president in Prince George's County, Maryland, speaks about "Cultivating a Calling: What made you want to become a teacher, and what keeps you motivated?" in a keynote at the ECET2 conference.

Regional TURN Summer Conference Registration is Closed

June 24, 2015

We are so excited to announce that our Regional TURN Summer Conference registration closed with the largest registered attendance yet! We have over 28 teams from each TURN region joining us on July 9-10 in St. Louis. This means our hotel room blocks are full and we are very close to reaching the conference capacity of 250 people!

Bob Goodman: Resources for Implementing a Proven Science and Math Pedagogy

June 9, 2015

Bob Goodman discusses how to implement the Progressive Science Initiative and the Progressive Mathematics Initiative and where to find more resources at njctl.org. Building Onramps to STEM CareersBob Goodman, 2006 New Jersey Teacher of the Year, Executive Director of the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (NJCTL), and a graduate of MIT, has developed groundbreaking strategies for teaching...

Bob Goodman: The Foundational Role of Physics in Science and Math Education

June 9, 2015

The sequence of courses in the US science curriculum was locked in in 1892, before the connection between physics, chemistry, and biology was known. Bob Goodman discusses a successful strategy for the Science and Math sequence.

Bob Goodman: Eliminating Aptitude-Based Tracking

June 9, 2015

Bob Goodman discusses how to improve student success for all kids by eliminating aptitude-based tracks that previously separated students based on their middle school experiences. "Because kids didn't walk into 9th grade with all these [math and science] skills doesn't mean they don't have the ability to go forward and develop these skills...

Bob Goodman: An Innovative Strategy for Science and Mathematics Education

June 9, 2015

Bob Goodman discusses an innovative strategy for teaching Math and Science, including a flipped curriculum and social-constructivist pedagogy. "What we had done is create an onramp to STEM career paths, because we could take kids at any age, and by combining together this Science sequence and the Math sequence that matched it, we can remediate all the problems they had in their past and in one yea...

Introducing On the Same Page 2.0

June 2, 2015

Since 2011, 7 national organizations (AASA, AFT, CCSSO, CGCS, FMCS, NEA, NSBA) along with the U.S. Department of Education have been working together to support labor-management collaboration in states and school districts throughout the country to advance student learning.

Southland Education and Health Initiative - Part One: An Introduction

May 15, 2015

Part one in a new series highlighting the emerging work of the Southland Initiative, which focuses on the damaging effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). It wasn't until a backyard barbecue that siblings Audrey and David Soglin realized they had been grappling with the same problem independently for years.