Two years ago, we debuted a common literacy curriculum for all KIPP schools, inspired by requests and feedback from English Language Arts teachers throughout the KIPP network. So how does KIPP Wheatley look in action?
Lisa Bonnifield, KIPP Fisher Fellow in Newark, NJ, is founding a new school and naming it KIPP BOLD. She aims to unlock a risk-taking, opportunity-chasing, grit-filled spirit in her future students. The question she keeps asking myself is, “how will we do that?”
By Elena Larranga, Special Education Teacher, KIPP New Jersey I’m a six-year veteran teacher who is one week away from my first day teaching second grade Special Education at KIPP New Jersey. I just returned from my first KIPP School Summit (KSS) – the annual professional development gathering of the KIPP Team and Family. This […]
By Michael Alderman, Communications Manager, TEAM Schools – A KIPP Region This post was originally published on the TEAM Schools Blog. At KIPP, we know that the success of our schools comes from having great teachers and leaders who are constantly looking for tools to help all students succeed on their path to and through college. Our […]
By Heidi Fisher, Dean of Instruction, TEAM Academy, a KIPP School Over the past 14 years of my teaching career, “The Bar” for excellent teaching seems to get higher and higher every year. The more I teach, the more I learn that there is so much more out there that I don’t know yet. Over […]
Ryan Hill is the Executive Director and Founder of TEAM Schools, a KIPP region in Newark, NJ. Courtney Lok was once a student in Ryan’s fifth grade class and is returning to her alma mater to teach next fall. Read the discussion they had about her journey back to KIPP below. Courtney Lok: Mr. Hill, […]
Reflections on KIPP School Summit (KSS) by Lauren Cooke, Math Teacher, TEAM Academy How many times have you attended KSS? Seven times! KSS has taken me all over the country: 2004 – Miami 2005 – Phoenix 2006 – New Orleans 2007 – Scottsdale 2009 – Orlando 2010 – Las Vegas 2011 – Nashville How […]