Teacher Participation in an Improvement Network: A Working Paper on Developmental Trajectories

Teacher Participation in an Improvement Network: A Working Paper on Developmental Trajectories Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page March 2022 Changing classroom instruction is a high-leverage opportunity for improving education at scale. For this reason, educators across the United States are engaged in networks that aim to improve teaching and learning. In networked improvement…

The Better Math Teaching Network: Lessons Learned From a 5-Year Instructionally Focused NIC

The Better Math Teaching Network: Lessons Learned From a 5-Year Instructionally Focused NIC Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page December 2021 The Better Math Teaching Network (BMTN) is a networked improvement community (NIC) of researchers and high school teachers from New England who use improvement science principles to deepen student engagement in algebra content.…

Scaling the Impact of a Networked Improvement Community: Five Strategies from the Better Math Teaching Network

Scaling the Impact of a Networked Improvement Community: Five Strategies from the Better Math Teaching Network Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page Summer 2021 As the BMTN matured, different strategies for sharing network learning emerged. These strategies became more formalized and intentional as BMTN members developed tools and routines to spread the learning. Our…

Beyond the Networked Improvement Community: Designing PLCs to Spread Learning from the Better Math Teaching Network

Beyond the Networked Improvement Community: Designing PLCs to Spread Learning from the Better Math Teaching Network Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page Summer 2021 Inspired by the networked improvement community (NIC) concept (Bryk, Gomez, Grunow, & LeMahieu, 2015), researchers at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) launched the Better Math Teaching Network (BMTN) to address…

Student-Centered Assessment Network: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Student-Centered Assessment Network: Looking Back and Looking Ahead Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page September 2021 This report presents an overview of the history, collective learning, and concluding products of a networked improvement community (NIC) that operated and evolved between 2017 and 2021: the Student-Centered Assessment Network (SCAN). SCAN comprised a group of teachers…