Principals can use their time effectively and encourage collaboration by working with teacher teams. Hewson, K. (2013, January/February). Time shift: Developing teacher teams. Principal, 92(3), 14-17
Posts in category Kurtis Hewson (Publications)
Engaging in Action Research: A Practical Guide to Teacher-Conducted Research for Educators and School Leaders Jim Parsons, Kurtis Hewson, Lorna Adrian, Nicole Day Visit Brush Education to learn more and to place an order. You don’t need a tweed jacket to be a researcher—in thousands of schools across North America, practising teachers conduct studies on best […]
Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model: Beliefs, Structures, and Processes to Transform How We Respond to the Needs of Students Kurtis Hewson, Lorna Hewson, and Jim Parsons Responding to the individual needs of students involves a cultural shift in schools and districts. A Collaborative Response Model is a school-wide framework that places inclusion at the core […]
Recognizing that literacy is multi-faceted and classrooms are diverse, how can we ensure effective support for students and teachers? Includes video overview that accompanies the article. Hewson, K. & Adrian, L. (2014). Reframing the puzzle: Collaborating for multi-literacy instruction. The Canadian Journal for Teachers’ Research, 1(1).
Conducting Teacher Research Jim Parsons, Kurtis Hewson, Lorna Adrian, Nicole Day Part 2 of a two-part series, with chapters focusing on Project Management, Collecting Your Data, Analyzing Your Data, and Reporting Your Findings. Place an order ($5 + shipping and GST – every fifth book free) Read the Preface Parsons, J., Hewson, K., Adrian, L., & Day, […]
Preparing for Teacher Research Jim Parsons, Kurtis Hewson, Lorna Adrian, Nicole Day Part 1 of a two-part series, with chapters focusing on Introducing Educational Research, Planning Your Research Project, How to Write a Literature Review, and Designing a Research Methodology. Place an order ($5 + shipping and GST – every fifth book free) Read the […]
An article examining why assessments need to help flag students for professional dialogue, rather than allowing individual students to remain hidden in the aggregate. Hewson, K. & Parson, J. (2013, June). The children in the numbers: Why aggregate achievement goals miss the mark. Education 17 Canada, 53(3), 9-11.
Published by The Special Educator, a publication of Alberta Teacher Association’s Council for Inclusive Education, this three page overview provides the basic early conceptualization of a Collaborative Response Model. Hewson, K. and Adrian, L. (2013, January). Establishing a collaborative response model: Structures and processes to support inclusion. The Special Educator, 42(3), 20-22.
An article describing the basic tenets of action planning, a school improvement framework that values distributive leadership, professional learning and alignment of organizational priorities through a professional learning communities structure. Hewson, K and Adrian, L. (2008, September/October). Action planning: Rowing in the same direction. Principal, 88(1), 48-51.