Teachers Talk

Cotsen Principal Discusses Common Core Implementation

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.  

What It Takes to Implement the Common Core

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.

Reflections of a Cotsen Fellow

ART of TEACHING fellow shares the benefits of having a mentor and how together they have taken his skills as a teacher to the next level.

Graduating Teachers Reflect on Their Cotsen Experience

Cotsen mentors and fellows share the highlights of their Cotsen experience in this compilation video.

Teachers Talk at the ART of TEACHING Conference

Teachers comment on the inspiring and valuable impact the 7th Annual ART of TEACHING Conference has on their craft. Nearly 500 public school teachers and administrators from districts in various parts of Northern and Southern California attended this year’s ART of TEACHING Conference, presented by Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING on September 22nd […]

What to Look for When Observing in Classrooms

By Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING – The Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING has identified the teachers in this video as outstanding educators. In this video, they talk about what elements of teaching excellence they look for when observing in classrooms.

Heidi Gallegos Recalls Experience as Cotsen Fellow

Teacher Heidi Gallegos reflects on her experience as a Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING fellow during the foundation’s year-end luncheon at the Skirball in May of 2011.

Teachers Talk About the Annual Conference

Teachers talk about how the Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING Annual Conference provides them opportunities to learn from experts, connect with colleagues, and get ideas on how to improve their teaching.

Teachers Talk About Their Experiences as Cotsen Fellows

By Cotsen Staff, Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING – Teachers Jennifer Moore, Mediha Din and Elizabeth Wystrach talk about what their experience as Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching fellows means to them and how it has helped to improve their teaching.

Fellow Amy Sanchez Reflects on her Cotsen Experience

Teacher Amy Sanchez talks about her experience as a  Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching  fellow.