On this last day of school, we wanted to share what some of our readers learned over the last year.
Chalkbeat readers reflected on lessons learned at our event last week, but we want to hear from you, too. Tell us what you learned, and we’ll add your response. Comment in the thread below, tell us on Facebook, or Tweet at us by including @ChalkbeatNY in your response.
“This year, I re-learned that if part of a teacher eval system does not improve teaching, it should not be used.”
“This year, I learned how to promote student friendships across race and class lines.”
“This year, I learned multiple ways to make an impact in and out of the classroom.”
“This year, I learned about the high percentage of suspensions in NYC high schools.”
“This year, I learned how to make a program budget!”
“This year, I learned how different schools in NYC can be.”
“This year, I learned that systematic teacher inter-visitation (within and across schools) can lead to improved teacher practice.”
“This year, I learned that if you don’t tell your own story, someone else will.”
“This year, I learned how to make time for my own professional learning.”
“This year, I learned that ‘success’ is contextual and relative.”
“This year, I learned about new plans for failing schools.”
“This event, I learned giving students a blank transcript when they start high school, no matter how they did before, is motivating.”