Top Math Teachers Invited to Scale Their Impact by Joining LearnZillion Dream Team
200 exceptional teachers will be chosen through a competitive selection process to attend TeachFest, an all-expenses-paid, intensive professional development event that initiates a deep-dive into Common Core
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 10, 2014) – LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning platform used by more than 550,000 educators, is recruiting top K-8 mathematics teachers for its 2015 Dream Team. Selected each year through a highly competitive process, these teachers are united in their goal to develop themselves and each other through a collaborative process of creating, curating and sharing high-quality Common Core resources for use with students. Only 5 percent of the more than 4,000 applicants made the 2014 Dream Team.
Ideal candidates are K-8 math teachers, academic coaches and administrators from all types of schools and districts who:
·Want to scale their impact far beyond their own classroom and school.
·Deeply understand the content they teach and want to share that conceptual understanding with others.
·Are excited to give and receive thoughtful and critical feedback on lessons.
·Are ready to roll up their sleeves and dive into a rigorous and challenging content creation process.
·Are eager to join a nationwide community that is committed to providing high-quality resources to all teachers and students.
K-8 Math teachers who want to scale their impact, challenge themselves in new ways and learn from content experts can submit part one of the two-part application by Jan. 25, 2015, starting on the 2015 Dream Team page.
LearnZillion champions teachers and provides schools and districts with an effective bridge to the Common Core. LearnZillion Premium’s math curricular resources and close reading/writing program are built by a Dream Team of top educators directly from the standards to unlock the instructional potential of teachers and prepare every student for the rigorous new assessments. Aflexible learning platform allows schools and districts to develop teacher leaders as they customize a high-quality curriculum for every building. Over 450,000 teachers now use the LearnZillion platform. Customers include District of Columbia Public Schools, Syracuse City Public Schools, the Delaware Department of Education, the Connecticut State Department of Education and hundreds of individual schools throughout the United States. Founded in 2011 by two former teachers, LearnZillion is on Fast Company's World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education and a recipient of eSchool News’ 2014-15 Readers Choice Award. Connect online at @LearnZillion and www.LearnZillion.com.
Alix Guerrier, LearnZillion, Inc., 202-596-6431, email@example.com
Lauren West, C. Blohm & Associates, Inc., 608-216-7300, ext. 26, firstname.lastname@example.org
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