Tampa ALBA teachers institute concludes successfully

July 24, 2010

Yesterday marked the successful conclusion of ALBA’s second week-long high-school teachers institute in Tampa, Florida, led by Professors Fraser Ottanelli, Peter Carroll, and Roberto Alicea. (Brochure here.) Sherman Dorn, who has lent his expertise on state standards to help out with the institute,  reflects on his experience in his blog:

We’ve had some wonderful classroom teachers as participants in the two years I’ve been involved, and they tell us they appreciate both the chance to learn about a subject in depth and our treatment of them as adults. I just get to tag along, except for the bit about standards. And since there’s an ongoing discussion of whether the common core standards in math and reading adopted by a majority of states mean much, maybe a practical discussion might help.

More here.