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The state of teacher pay in Indiana: Hear true stories told by local educators
Join us for a Teacher Story Slam about teacher pay on March 15, hosted by the Eiteljorg Museum, Chalkbeat Indiana, and Teachers Lounge Indy.
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September 10, 2018
Mark your calendars: Here are four chances to dig into the issues facing Detroit schools
As we at Chalkbeat work to cover education in Detroit, we’re keeping our ears to the ground by participating in four upcoming events…
February 6, 2017
School Days: Share your Detroit education story
Five storytellers will be selected to work side-by-side with Satori Shakoor to take their story from the page to the stage at the Charles H. Wright Museum.
March 24, 2016
Scenes from Chalkbeat’s spring networking event
Nearly 200 teachers, education advocates, administrators, entrepreneurs, and friends gathered for Chalkbeat’s spring networking event Wednesday night.
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February 19, 2016
You’re invited: Chalkbeat’s spring networking event
Mark your calendars for a night of conversation and connecting with fellow New York City education advocates, teachers, entrepreneurs, parents, and friends.
October 21, 2015
Scenes from Chalkbeat’s back-to-school event
Teachers, advocates, students, and friends gathered at Chalkbeat’s back-to-school event for conversation, new connections, and live storytelling.
December 8, 2014
Don’t miss Tuesday’s event on the future of teaching
Teaching is changing and Chalkbeat on Tuesday will sponsor a conversation about how and why the changes are taking place, and it means for the future…
November 25, 2014
Join Chalkbeat for live events on teaching, school funding
Chalkbeat Indiana will sponsor live events in December and January tackling the big issues of change in the teaching profession and fairness in school funding.
June 24, 2014
Listen to three stories from the school year, starring big decisions and surprising seventh graders
During Chalkbeat's end-of-year event, three educators told vivid stories from the past school year. If you missed the event, you can listen here to their stories, which touch on personal decisions and broader questions facing educators across the city.
March 7, 2014
Teachers' lessons about their hybrid roles, from Chalkbeat's event on "teacherpreneurs"
At this week's event about teachers who take on leadership roles but stay in the classroom, city educators gave advice about how to make "teacherpreneurship" work.
February 26, 2014
5 lessons from Chalkbeat's event on teacher evaluations by video
Two video clips of classroom teaching that together lasted just over four minutes fueled an hourlong discussion about teacher observations at Chalkbeat's event Tuesday evening. Here are our takeaways.
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February 21, 2014
Sneak peek of Chalkbeat's Feb. 25 event: "A New Lens on Teaching"
Chalkbeat goes inside the classroom with a look at how video can capture the crucial moments of a lesson.
April 12, 2013
Full video: GothamSchools' event on the Common Core in math
On Tuesday, GothamSchools and New America NYC presented “Adding it Up,” an event that brought together New York City educators to talk about…
March 28, 2013
GothamSchools event: Common Core math
November 26, 2012
Before our Common Core event, previewing the work on display
It turns out that our event tonight about the Common Core is actually kind of aligned to the new standards. The Common Core's English language arts standards call for students to base their arguments on hard evidence in authentic texts. Similarly, our theory has been that a productive discussion about the opportunities and challenges of the Common Core needs to be rooted in the real experiences of teachers and students. That's why we asked educators to bring real examples of student work to provide a springboard for the panel discussion, which will feature a Bronx teacher, Department of Education Deputy Chancellor Shael Polakow-Suransky; and Sandra Stotsky, an advocate of standards who has criticized the Common Core. (The event starts at 5 p.m. on the Upper East Side. Details are here.) The half-dozen educators who volunteered to share student work come from middle schools and high schools, special education and general education classrooms, and four of the five boroughs. Here are tastes of the "texts" that a few of the educators will be presenting.
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