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Teachers Helping Teachers: Ellen Murphy, ACE 22

Kati Macaluso, Ph.D. Matt Rhodes on Tuesday, 21 November 2017.

Segment 1: Creating a Culture of Collaborative Problem-Solvers in Math Classrooms

Ellen Murphy Teachers Helping Teachers

Ellen Murphy, a graduate of the 22nd Cohort of ACE Teaching Fellows, chose to remain at McGill-Toolen Catholic High School, her ACE placement school in Mobile, Alabama, where she teaches 9th and 10th grade Math. 

In this segment of ACE Advocates’s Teachers Helping Teachers series, Ellen shares some of the strategies she has employed to create a culture of student engagement in her math classroom. Ellen’s classroom culture is built around three key strategies: intentional student grouping, a use of concrete, real world examples in which to ground the mathematical content, and the use of iPad technology and math software programs to support student learning.

ACE Advocates Launches "Teachers Helping Teachers" Initiative

Kati Macaluso, Ph.D. Matt Rhodes on Tuesday, 21 November 2017.

Teachers Helping Teachers

In its nearly 25 years of existence, the Alliance for Catholic Education has formed over 2,000 teachers and leaders in service to Catholic schools. In an effort to disperse the knowledge and creativity or ACE Teachers, ACE Advocates is proud to launch "Teachers Helping Teachers", a series where our graduates who have remained in teaching can share resources, strategies, and projects with other teachers in the field. 

Scott Morgan Honored with 2017 Notre Dame Award for Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Education

Theo Helm on Friday, 03 November 2017.

Scott Morgan 2017 ND Award

Scott Morgan was presented with the 2017 Notre Dame Award for Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Education by Fr. Tim Scully, C.S.C., the Hackett Family Director of the Institute for Educational Initiatives and co-founder of the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE), at a luncheon today on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.

Moments with Multicultural Saints: Mother Marie Alphonsine Danil Ghattas

Written by Rachel Quinones, ACE 23, Katy Lichon, Ph.D., Jennifer Dees, M.Ed., Clare Roach, M.Ed. on Monday, 30 October 2017.

This is our latest installment of the English as a New Language Program’s Moments with Multicultural Saints, intended to provide useful classroom takeaways that will help you to broaden perspectives, teach about the universal Church, and find inspiration from saints from around the world. This month, we highlight the life of Mother Marie Alphonsine Danil Ghattas. You will find two different versions below, tailored to the appropriate age range of your students.

Jack Assaf: From Engineer to Educator

on Thursday, 26 October 2017.

By: Darby Evans

Jack Assaf ACE 24 San Antonio

While a former mechanical engineering student at Notre Dame, Jack Assaf considered summer internships at companies like Ford Motor Company and General Electric. Instead, Jack chose to teach math to students in Africa during the summer before his senior year.

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