WILLIAM H RYDER MATH & SCIENCE SPECIALTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Chicago

SCHOOL WEBSITE

TEAM MEMBERS

  • Aaron Rucker, Principal
  • Keishonda Simms, Teacher
  • Starr Ollie, Diverse Learning Specialist + Teacher
  • Kristin Appiah-Word, Teacher
  • Montell Pingston, Technology

 

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

  •       School Type: Neighborhood
  •       Grades served: PK-8
  •       Enrollment: 410

PROBLEM STATEMENT

Time and collaboration is limited for teachers to find, share and build new effective teaching strategies and methods.

HOW MIGHT WE…

Collaborate with teachers to exchange, create, train and find new instructional strategies and methods that are useful?

SOLUTION

We redesigned professional development utilizing technology (video conference software + collaborative online tools) and teacher leadership.