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 Education  Kenya Project #16680

Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly

by Acres of Mercy, Kenya
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Support Teachers to Educate 200 Children Monthly
Apr 2, 2018

Teacher Leadership and Coaching Initiatives Report

Teacher @ Work
Teacher @ Work

Dear friend and partner,

Happy Easter!

It has been an awesome first term! Our teachers are doing their best. We have been exploring some interesting approaches through our coaching sessions. Through February, we took videos to capture key elements in the delivery of quality teaching that captured teaching methods, classroom management strategies, teacher planning practices among other elements that we have been addressing during our coaching meetings. However, we are still on course to tie it with a professional development workshop in this coming month of April.

Between January and March, we focused on two things: -

  1. How do we teach Mathematics combining the Five Strands that would make math teaching more effective? We started by encouraging the use of manipulatives teaching Mathematics from Pre-school level. We also began teaching students problem solving heuristics at middle school level. We trust these gains will bring in a change in math performance outcomes.
  2. How do we continue to assess students where it matters when it comes to reading and comprehension? We are currently focusing on measuring the right thing to determine at what level can the students read and comprehend.

As we continue with these initiatives, our challenge remains to attract the best teaching talent. Teachers who are able to learn and able to balance between maintaining certain structures but also accepting change and moving it forward.

What sort of teacher leadership both at individual level and at school level do we need? How can we train current willing teachers to embrace change?

The challenge for the school leadership is to move teaching/instructional transformations that will have the greatest impact on student achievement.

Once again, we ask for ideas and advice to push results and have greater lasting impact.

On behalf of the teaching staff, leadership and board at Acres of Mercy, I would like to thank you dear friend for getting us onto this journey. Thank you.

Easter Blessings

P.S. Could you make the call for us on our behalf for other friends to check out our other Project page and join us? Thank you

Teacher In Action
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Acres of Mercy, Kenya

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
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Project Leader:
Catherine Muteti
Project Leader
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
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