RDC Innovator Profile: Shelia Banks #TchrFeature

Redesign Challenge
Aug 14, 2015 · 2 min read
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Shelia has been an educator for 12 years. She is currently a Program Design / Instructional Specialist for Orleans Parish, Greater New Orleans Area


Title: Teacher Feature Network

Shelia’s Short Story: My underlying mantra is that if you provide teachers with what they need to be successful and innovative, they will follow suite. Teachers need to empower themselves and rely on their expertise and knowledge to improve teacher practice. An empowered teacher is an effective teacher.

Shelia’s Idea in a Nutshell: Think,Design,Solve! Want gratification? Take part in the TFN & improve practice.Take teaching to the next level & showcase your talents.

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Interested in joining an Innovation Team to try out this idea? Check out all 14 Innovators’ ideas here. Want to learn more about Innovation Teams? Get your questions answered by email here.

What will it take to be a part of Shelia’s Innovation Team?

Minimum of one Teacher and one Specialist / Coach willing to Collaborate

Video Recording Equipment

Video Editing Software

Digital Repository to House Videos

Network of Peers and Coaches to Participate in Refinement

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