Alicia Jenkins

A life long resident of Wicker Park, Alicia Jenkins was born and raised in Chicago.  She has been working for Chicago Public Schools for seven years where she is currently a Math and Science Lead Teacher.  Her love to write and share with others makes her perfect for being an educational resource for Our Urban Times.

Stories from Alicia Jenkins

Lesson Study: A Teaching Practice focused on student learning

Date: 
03/08/2010
ABCEducation

Lesson Study, known as kenkyu jugyo, is a teaching process that includes teaching improvement, teacher collaboration and student learning. Originated in Japanese elementary schools, this process is becoming more popular, not only in elementary schools, but in high schools and in higher education.  It has become a powerful tool for teacher development in different parts of the world.

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Answer to school reform includes: Teaching Practices

Date: 
01/09/2010
ABCEducation

Year after year, the cry is for school reform and the answers focus on policies and funding.  But in fact, reform can happen in our individual schools through teaching practices*.

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