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in Toledo are spending this weekend teaching each other how to become better at
come together from across the country to share their lessons, but it's not a
typical workshop. They're meeting for 40 hours straight at the Park Inn in
a massive marathon session sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers
Union. They're brainstorming for the website ShareMyLesson.com. Teachers are
tossing out ideas on how to share resources, worksheets, curriculum and more.
teachers are popping in and out; others are in it for the long haul, fueled by
coffee, adrenaline and their dedication to education.
Share My Lesson events have been happening for about a year and a half. Their
philosophy is, "If it works for me in the classroom, it can work for you."
can sit down with their colleagues and say, ‘What do you think of this?' or, ‘Are
you doing anything like this?' or, ‘What's happing in New Jersey compared to
Ohio?'" said Heidi Glidden, from the American Federation of Teachers Union. "And
really saying, ‘What does this standard mean to you?' or, ‘What does this
resource mean?' or, ‘Hey, I love that idea. I'm going to implement that in my
generated this weekend will be posted on the website. So far this year, there
have been about 10,000 posts there.