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Teacher Leadership Class of 2014
Christy Bystrak
Tara Della Rocca
Beth DeLuca
Paul North
Alex Owens
Mark Poole
Laura Zimmer

School Leadership Class of 2014
Melissa Agudelo
Andrea Frias
Cheryl Irvin
Marci Jubelier
How do students on the autistic spectrum experience project based learning?
Tim McNamara
Sonya Ramirez
Chris Wakefield
Katie Wright

Teacher Leadership Class of 2013
Joe Acker Mapping Out Our Collaborative Learning Environment
Mindy Ahrens Deep Reading: Building Motivation and Authentic Purpose for Reading
Kathleen Blough It Takes a Community: Developing Self-Directed Learners
Cori Brooks Fostering Global Citizenship in an Elementary Classroom
Kali Frederick Better Together: Fostering Divergent Thinking, Collaborative Play, and Creative Production in the Classroom
Melissa Han Listen! Using Student Voice to Guide a Democratic Classroom
Christine Ingmanson Increasing Participation Within Peer Discussion and Group Work
Andrew Lerario click here
Charlie Linnik Cultivating a Growth Mindset: A Way to Increase Confidence in a Visual Arts Class
Stephanie Lytle Owning It: Co-designing the Senior Year Experience
Bryan Meyer mathematics and/of ourselves
Heather Papandrea Striving to Create an Equitable Classroom Community
Bobby Shaddox Co-Design: A Democratic Approach to Project-Based Learning
Daisy Sharrock Down the Rabbit Hole: an Exploration of Student Grit, Motivation and Scientific Inquiry

School Leadership Class of 2013
Gregory Callaham How can I support more consistent, constructive and explicit discourse about issues of equity and diversity amongst staff and students?
Spencer Gooch How can student work to create and maintain a culture of compassion and support within their school?  
JoHanna Simko What makes a peer mentoring program successful?

Teacher Leadership Class of 2012
Mark Anderson How can I create a music program that supports deliberate practice?
Pam Baker How can I create authentic interdisciplinary projects that are rigorous collaborations for colleagues and students?
David Stahnke How can I use math puzzles to increase student engagement, perseverance, and encourage divergent thinking?
Namir Yedid How do my classroom and curriculum affect my student's ability to achieve flow experiences?
Ashley Vasquez How do students experience community-service learning in second grade?
Christopher Webber How can I structure classroom discussions to ensure equitable participation?

School Leadership Class of 2012
John Bosselman  What school structures can be put in place to support struggling students?
Tina Chavez How can High Tech High North County become more representative of the community in which it exists?
Robert Kuhl  How do teachers and students foster peer advising relationships and how do these advising networks impact student learning?
Yoli Soler   How do we help new families as they transition into HTHCV?
Dan Wise How can we supplement our project development with a renewed focus on the "craft" of teaching through collegial coaching?    

Teacher Leadership Class of 2011
Kristen Bechtel How can I use peer-critique to help students create beautiful work?
Riana Bucceri What happens when I use differentiation strategies to increase students' intrinsic motivation for multimedia projects?
Samantha Fisk How can I use personalized learning goal setting to help students take ownership of their learning?
Kay Flewelling How can our ways of talking move towards creativity and feeling heard in interdisciplinary project design?
Vickie Kuchinsky How does peer critique and self-evaluation affect the classroom learning experience?
Taylor Olsen How can I design and implement a conflict resolution program that will create a community of problem solvers?
Loni Philbrick-Linzmeyer What happens when I share authority with students?
Zoe Randall What happens when students use digital storytelling to tell the stories of themselves and others?
Gisele Renly How can I use reader’s theater to increase motivation, fluency, and comprehension in reading?
Jennifer Villalpando What happens when I build a focus on student communication in my classroom?
Kyle Wagner What happens when democratic strategies are introduced into the classroom?

School Leadership Class of 2011
Karen Evans  What structures and support help mentors be successful in their mentor relationships?
Cassie Pergament How can we develop structures and a common language to support and increase the efficacy of collegial coaching?
Geoff Roehm  How can we develop structures and a common language to support and increase the efficacy of collegial coaching?

Teacher Leadership Class of 2010
Leily Abbassi What happens when I bring student voice into assessment?
Jacqueline Allen How do math games affect student engagement and achievement?
Samantha Gladwell What happens when I use student choice to differentiate elementary math learning stations?
Angela Guerrero What happens to students' literacy when I make process drama an integral part of my curriculum?
Natalie Kelley-Alli What happens when children explore nature in a school setting?
Matt Leader What happens when I use meditation in the classroom?
Edrick Macalaguim What can I do to create a classroom where students feel comfortable and confident sharing their learning?
April Major How I can use differentiation strategies in order to increase mathematical problem solving
Jeff Major How does educational robotics affect student engagement and achievement in a 9th grade Physics/Algebra classroom?
Luis Perez What instructional strategies promote student attendance and participation in my first period class?
Juli Ruff How can I use critique to improve the quality of student feedback, student work and create a culture of collaboration?
Cady Staff What happens when social entrepreneurship and the "new capitalism" become an integral part of my curriculum?
Janna Steffan How do literacy circles influence the enjoyment, engagement, and achievement of young readers?
Michael Strong How can I use personal narrative to increase student engagement during humanities projects?
Wendie Ward What happens when I design projects with differentiation in mind?

School Leadership Class of 2010
Melissa Daniels What new teacher supports are most useful, and which are lacking, at the High Tech High Village?
Brian Delgado How can ALEKS be implemented to best support the High Tech High math program?
Ryan Gallagher How can ALEKS be implemented to best support the High Tech High math program?
Debi Gooding How do I best support and mentor teachers in an independent study school environment?
Lillian Hsu What structures do teachers at HTH use to facilitate project-based learning?
Stacey Lopaz What new teacher supports are most useful, and which are lacking, at the High Tech High Village?

Teacher Leadership Class of 2009
Amy Callahan What makes a math project feel relevant to students?
Aaron Commerson How do students feel about working in mixed and single gender groups?
Spencer Pforsich How do students talk about race and ethnicity?
Randy Scherer What do students communicate about the relationship between school and internships?
Marc Shulman How do students feel about school culture when they are involved in decision-making processes?
Sarah Strong How do students experience open-ended math problems?


Teacher Leadership Class of 2015 (still under construction)
Carol Cabrera click here
Briony Chown click here
Ashley DeGrano click here
Daniel Romo click here

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