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Teachers Helping Teachers: Tim Hankins, ACE 22

on Thursday, 19 April 2018.

Tim Hankins Teachers Helping Teachers

In this fifth installment of Teachers Helping Teachers, Tim Hankins (ACE 22, Memphis) discusses how he uses art in his social studies and religion classes at Memphis Catholic Middle & High School to practice different modes of analysis for students. He uses this type of work during bellwork, as an introduction to a topic, and as a performance assessment at the end of a unit.   

Tulsa ACE Advocates: Truly One of A Kind

Maria Murphy Audrey Scott on Sunday, 08 April 2018.

Tulsa ACE Advocates

No man is an island, pay it forward, and those little fruit snacks from Costco.

This is to say support comes in all shapes and sizes. Everybody needs it. Nobody is completely self-sufficient (no matter what they may claim!), and it is human nature to depend on each other. Sometimes support is given, and other times it’s received. It works both ways, and can be anything from good advice, to a kind word, or even just a well-timed Costco run.

The 2018 ACE Marathon: A Recap from Atlanta

Audrey Scott on Friday, 06 April 2018.

ACE Marathon 2018 Atlanta

3:01 a.m.

Awake. Sleep is overrated. Have nothing to do in morning anyway…except run a half marathon. Literally.

3:04 a.m.

Pep talk fails. Darkness. Stillness. Excitement. Nerves. Alarm set for 4:15 a.m.

4:00 a.m.

Ignore alarm. Get out of bed instead. Shower with reasonable belief in its energizing effects.

"Would You Walk a Mile for $10,000?"

Audrey Scott on Wednesday, 14 March 2018.

The Charity Chase raises over $10,000 for Little Flower Catholic School in Mobile, Alabama

Little Flower Catholic School The Charity Chase

Would you walk a mile for $10,000? No, this is not a rhetorical question.

Alesa Weiskopf’s answer was a resounding yes, but she needed at least 99 other people to say yes, too. Spoiler alert: mission accomplished.

Teachers Helping Teachers - Mary Grace Mangano, ACE 22

Kati Macaluso, Ph.D. Matt Rhodes on Monday, 12 March 2018.

Teachers Helping Teachers Mary Grace Mangano ACE 22

ACE 22 graduate Mary Grace Mangano currently teaches English at Cristo Rey New York High School. In this fourth installment of Teachers Helping Teachers, Mary Grace highlights a technique she uses to keep all students engaged in classroom dialogue: “rotating discussions”.