The Hero Teacher Project’s Purpose #2: Equity

Purpose #2 is to visit teachers in each state to find out what is making teaching so difficult that teachers are resigning. What is actually working in schools in each state and what are teachers’ challenges? What do TEACHERS think is needed for students to succeed in school? I aim to collect answers all of these questions with 51 teachers’ insight in order to bring equity to schools.

My Interview and Sketch of 2nd Year Social Studies Teacher at my school, McDonough Middle School: Maxwell Wade

I work with some excellent teachers right in my own school, McDonough Middle School. So, to keep the excitement in the fundraising campaign I give you more teacher interviews and sketches.

The Hero Teacher Project KICKSTARTER Fundraising Campaign Page is LIVE!!!

The Hero Teacher Project Kickstarter Page The way the Kickstarter Campaign works is we have 30 days to raise the amount: $30,000. If we raise $29,999, we get nothing. So, I am asking that you share out the HTP Kickstarter Project page link and social media posts as much as possible over the next 30 days.Continue reading “The Hero Teacher Project KICKSTARTER Fundraising Campaign Page is LIVE!!!”

A New Visit to Vermont 2021 Teacher of the Year, Susan Rosato

On July 25th the Hero Teacher Project travels begin! We’re going north from CT to Colchester, VT to meet High School English Learner Teacher, Susan Rosato. Susan is running a summer camp for English Learners in grades 6-12 she serves at Colchester High School. I’ll actually get to see her in action during the summer!Continue reading “A New Visit to Vermont 2021 Teacher of the Year, Susan Rosato”

Welcome to the Hero Teacher Project Newsletter Issue #1 !!

The Hero Teacher Project is Jason Gilmore’s art project to create 51 painted portraits of 1 Hero Teacher from each state including DC.

The Full 40 Min Interview with Takeru Nagayoshi 2020 MA Teacher of the Year

The very 1st Hero Teacher Project Interview. So many words of wisdom coming from TK here. We hit all the main issues in Public Education; What is working and what are our areas of need. For example, ” When we over emphasize grades, when we over emphasize test scores; I think what’s lost is learningContinue reading “The Full 40 Min Interview with Takeru Nagayoshi 2020 MA Teacher of the Year”

The Mural Intervention Program Part 3

My experience as a virtual art teacher during the 2021 school year with an art grant to make murals.

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