Thoughts on Teaching Excellence

Opening Remarks at the 11th Annual the ART of TEACHING Conference

During the opening session of the 11th Annual the ART of TEACHING Conference, Jerry Harris, the ART of TEACHING’s executive director, welcomed the group, and spoke to the heart of building educational excellence. These are some of his remarks about the Cotsen Foundation and the state of educational instruction.

Teaching for Understanding: James Stigler’s Keynote at 10th Annual ART of TEACHING Conference

Dr. James Stigler, Professor of Psychology at UCLA, delivers the keynote address at the 10th Annual the ART of TEACHING Conference. In his remarks, Dr. Stigler explores the importance of creating learning opportunities for students that deepen their understanding of mathematical concepts.

How the ART of TEACHING Approach Supports Reflection

Cotsen fellow discusses the ways in which the ART of TEACHING approach has provided her with the opportunity and tools to reflect deeply on her teaching practice; from the End of Year Luncheon at the Skirball Cultural Center on May 9, 2015.

The ART of TEACHING Ripple Effect

Cotsen fellow reflects on the ripple effect the ART of TEACHING had in his school and how the program helped him and his colleagues tackle the challenges as they implemented the new Common Core standards, at a luncheon on May 3, 2014 at the Skirball Cultural Center in honor of this year’s 53 Southern California-based educators […]

Instructional Excellence Through Artful Teaching

Jerry Harris kicks off the 8th Annual the ART of TEACHING Conference for the first time as the executive director of the Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING. Jerry’s remarks highlight the growth of the foundation since its inception in 2001 and recognize Lloyd Cotsen, the chairman and founder of the ART of TEACHING.

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