Each month, The Core Collaborative (TCC) highlights some of the fantastic work happening in our learning network. Keep scrolling for November news.


Welcome, Hacking School Discipline!

TCC News: Welcome Hacking Discipline!


We are thrilled to announce our new Hacking School Discipline Learning Pathway for schools and systems. Nathan Maynard and Brad Weinstein are partnering with our learning network to scale job-embedded professional learning aligned to their nationally recognized book, Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility using Restorative Justice.

> Contact Brian Roy to learn more


TCC Gives through Donors Choose

News: Football Jerseys for Mr. E’s Students


Throughout the year, the Core Collaborative makes contributions to support student-centered learning in schools across the nation. One of our favorite go-to resources is Donors Choose because of the authentic projects that thousands of teachers are looking to fund. > Learn more & make an impact


IncludED Spotlight: Belonging Through a Culture of Dignity


Discover the keys to successfully equity implementation using the IncludED Dignity Framework. Check out the YouTube video of John’s October master class, and be sure to purchase their book when it becomes available on Dec.2. You can also still register for the IncludED national collaborative in St.Louis next week. > Register for IncludED in St. Louis

TCC Presenters at 3 National Conferences

TCC in Action: Presenters from our Network at 3 Conferences

Learning Forward, ASCD, and National Youth-at-Risk

Congratulations to our Consultants, Authors and Principals who have been accepted to present at these national conferences. John Krownapple, Isaiah McGee, Paul Bloomberg, Katie Smith, Brian Waterman, and Floyd Cobb will be presenting at Learning Forward in December. Floyd, John, Starr Sackstein and Connie Hamilton will be presenting at ASCD in March 2020. Paul Bloomberg and Principal Paul Martuccio will be at the National Youth-at-Risk Conference, also in March. Go Team! > Register for all from our events page


EmpowerED Learners: Self-Assessment Using Sown to Grow


Watch as Lindsay, a 5th Grader at P.S. 20 in District 31 Staten Island, NY uses a theme progression and ed tech tool, Sown to Grow, to self-assess on her current level of understanding and determine what strategies help her to be successful.

> Check out more Sown to Grow videos


Tip of the Month: Syllable Reading Drill – Attain Fluency with Slower Readers


In Part Two of her Case Study series, Amber Lamprecht continues sharing ways to help students stuck in the “Slow Going” zone. Be sure to read both of her Literacy blog articles online, and stay tuned for Part Three.


> Read Parts 1 & 2 of Astrid’s Path to Potter


Core Connections: Successful Systems of Communication for School Teams


How we communicate says a lot about our organization. Partner Consultant Dave Horton shares the necessity of good communication among stakeholders in his latest article on our blog.

> Read Dave Horton’s article


November Events:

You can always visit the Events page for a comprehensive list of upcoming collaboratives and master classes.