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Posted November 7, 2016
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.
Posted October 13, 2015
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.
Posted September 28, 2015
The Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING hosted its 10th Annual the ART of TEACHING Conference on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Watch Jerry Harris, the foundation’s executive director, kickoff the conference and welcome the crowd of more than 400 educators to the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, CA.
Posted July 9, 2015
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.
Posted October 6, 2014
On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING hosted its 9th Annual the ART of TEACHING Conference, where hundreds of educators – mostly alumni and current participants in the ART of TEACHING fellowship – gathered in Long Beach for a full day of professional development. Watch opening remarks by Jerry […]
Posted May 15, 2014
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 […]
Posted May 15, 2014
Cotsen mentor describes the impact the ART of TEACHING had on her school and how it helped support the transition to the Common Core, at a luncheon on May 3, 2014 at the Skirball Cultural Center in honor of this year’s 53 Southern California-based educators who graduated from the ART of TEACHING fellowship.
Posted March 18, 2014
Jacki Teschke, a principal in the Cypress School District and Cotsen alumna, describes how her ART of TEACHING experience has prepared her and her school for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Posted March 17, 2014
In this video, Sean Lindsay (Cotsen alumnus, ’05 and ’07) shares his thoughts on some of the conditions that can support the successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Posted December 17, 2013
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.