PEBC Teaching Framework

April 27, 2020
We miss you and our work in schools and hope everyone is keeping safe and taking good care. This blog

What Does Mathematical Discourse Sound Like?

January 9, 2020
Almost like a great song, top-notch mathematical discourse is something you know when you hear. Yet, to cultivate quality, you
Wendy Ward Hoffer

Gifts Galore

December 23, 2019
A week ago, hosting book club at my house, I decided to deviate from the usual rituals and routines as

Creating Classrooms Worthy of Students & Filling the Teacher Shortage

December 19, 2019
Professional Learning This year, the Professional Learning team expanded their work nationally and refined their process to meet the needs

Why Arguments Matter

December 16, 2019
By Stevi Quate, PEBC Staff Developer, Author, National Consultant As I watched the impeachment proceedings, I heard politicians from both

The Writing Workshop in Elementary Classrooms

December 9, 2019
Stevie Townsend, PhD “How many of you have made bread? Or, tasted homemade bread?” Five of my twenty seven new

Phenomenal Teaching

December 2, 2019
We are happy to introduce you to Wendy Ward Hoffer’s fifth book, Phenomenal Teaching, forthcoming from Heinemann in 2020. This
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Grateful for Family… and Colleagues

November 26, 2019
By Senior Staff Developer Nancy Meredith Amidst the wonderful aromas of roasting turkey, dressing, and the ‘family’ scalloped corn (a

Grab a Book!

November 25, 2019
By Senior Director of Professional Development Design Michelle Morris Jones When’s the last time you were able to grab a

Workshop as a Vehicle for Agency

November 4, 2019
By Sathya Wandzek, Director of Field Staff Collaboration When I was a teacher in the classroom, my number one goal was

Student Talk Clarifies Thinking

October 29, 2019
by Mary Korte and Ana Mettler, Jefferson County Open School Teachers The Loch at Andrews Tarn This past weekend I stood at

Durango Math Institute

October 23, 2019
“Strong model for metacognition and problem solving in math.” “Great way to encapsulate how to teach math in a very
Wendy Ward Hoffer

‘Where the Wild Things Are’ in Practice

October 21, 2019
By Nancy Meredith, Senior Staff Developer for PEBC Pumpkins landing on front steps morphing from ordinary farm pumpkins to Halloween

Agency = Unstuck

October 2, 2019
How to Get Unstuck. This is one of the most important lessons we can teach in school. Because the truth
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Moving from Teacher-Centered to Student-Centered Classrooms

September 25, 2019
By Nancy Meredith, Senior Staff Developer for PEBC Golden leaves drifting to the ground, gently released by its mighty trunk.


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