Monday, October 19, 2015

Educators Rising California – October Newsletter


Greetings!!
We hope the school year is off to a good start and you have had a successful first meeting of your Educators Rising California chapter!
Don’t forget to register your school’s chapter with Educators Rising California. Once you do, you will receive a Chapter Starter Kit and a customized version of our YouthTEACH2Learn curriculum, which is full of lesson plans and activities that you can use throughout the year as you explore careers in teaching. Contact Gregory Nicholson at GNicholson@tomorrow.org for more information.

Webinar

In case you missed it, Educators Rising California State Director Julie Evans (Project Tomorrow CEO) participated in a webinar about the conditions needed to support great teaching for deeper learning with the Alliance for Excellent Education and the National Commission on Teaching & America's Future.
Click here to watch a recording of the event and learn more about the potential of technology to transform teaching and improve student learning.

From National

Students and Teacher Leaders, please register for Educators Rising Virtual Campus!
Click here to register
Google Hangouts
Through a series of Google Hangouts, Educators Rising connects students and teacher leaders with education experts and peer leaders for interactive, engaging discussions on high-interest topics.
Up Next: Episode 2: Education Policy 101: How to Be an Empowered Rising Educator
The 2016 National Conference for Educators Rising will be June 24th-27th at Boston University.
More details here: National Conference

Additional Resources

Are you up for the challenge? Our friends at TEACH.org have collected stories from current teachers about how and why they teach. Watch the videos here.
Help students shift back into schoolwork after a summer of fun through these fun math and science apps. Check out this list of apps from the New York Times.
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Thank you for your interest and continued support of Educators Rising California!
Be sure to stay updated on all things Educators Rising by visiting our website.