Professional Development in Action: Lori Cohen’s Feature Stories

Recently, humanities teacher Lori Cohen presented at the California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Conference in Santa Clara. Her session, called “Creative Nonfiction and the Common Core,” focused on “how to meet the Common Core State Standards through asking students to write feature stories.” During this presentation, participants learned “strategies and approaches that allow... Continue Reading →

Professional Development in Action: Ellen Greenblatt in Johannesburg

One of our very own, humanities teacher Ellen Greenblatt, recently served as a consultant presenter for the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) at their 2012 Conference in Johannesburg, which drew 700 delegates from all over Africa. There she represented The Bay School in presenting three separate workshops: Writing to Learn: A School-wide Initiative;... Continue Reading →

Professional Development in Action: Lori Cohen

Lori Cohen – teacher of humanities, literature, writing, religion and philosophy – discusses how professional development has informed and continues to enhance her classes past, present and future. In particular, she speaks to her recent, NEH grant-funded course and the role it has played in shaping her upcoming new class at The Bay School.  This... Continue Reading →

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