By Percy Canales, Knowles Teacher Initiative and Katey Shirey, Knowles Senior Fellow, Knowles Teacher Initiative

Introduction

Having taught math for nine years, I (Percy) needed to find more in-depth and individualized professional development and decided to embark on a full-time master’s degree in mathematics education program. I wanted to know…

By Somaly Prak-Martins, Knowles Teacher Initiative

Originally published in the Fall 2020 Issue of Kaleidoscope: Educators’ Voices and Perspectives by the Knowles Teacher Initiative

As a person who has been in multiple roles in education (i.e., learner*, parent, teacher, administrator, district administrator, and now school designer), I have experienced, observed…

By Lindsey Quinlisk, Knowles Senior Fellow, Knowles Teacher Initiative

Originally published in the Spring 2015 Issue of Kaleidoscope: Educators’ Voices and Perspectives by the Knowles Teacher Initiative

Introduction

I spent ten months in the rural village of Lyapona in Tanzania, East Africa. I was teaching English and mathematics to Forms one…

Knowles Teacher Initiative

The Knowles Teacher Initiative supports the efforts of high school mathematics and science teachers to improve education in their classrooms and beyond​.

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