The Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) K-12 Program for Teachers and Teacher Educators is designed to help educators share their expertise by making practice public and widely accessible. (Also see the CASTL Higher Education program:

Quest Project for Signature Pedagogies in Teacher Education
The Quest Project is a three-stage effort that aims to explore and design "signature pedagogies" for the education of teachers, which place vivid representations of both teaching and learning-to-teach at its center

The Knowledge Media Laboratory
The Knowledge Media Laboratory (KML) develops tools and resources to exchange information, share knowledge and produce innovations that can transform teaching and learning at many levels.

The KEEP Toolkit
The KEEP toolkit is a set of web-based tools that help teachers, students and institutions quickly create compact and engaging knowledge representations on the Web.


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"Teaching is like dry ice; it evaporates at room temperature unless gifted and courageous teachers like those writing in this volume take the initiative to go public. Bravo for this superb publication of the scholarship of teaching."

Lee Shulman
President, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching


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Sonia Nieto
University of Massachusetts, Amherst


"Finally, a much-needed and inspiring book that describes the context, culture, and complexities of good teaching. The authors have captured the essence of teaching as an intellectually rigorous, reflective, and humane act devoted to the achievement of all children."

Jacqueline Jordan Irvine
Candler Professor of Urban Education, Emory University



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