Anthony Cody

Anthony Cody spent 24 years working in Oakland schools, 18 of them as a science teacher at a high needs middle school. He is National Board certified, and now leads workshops with teachers focused on Project Based Learning. With education at a crossroads, he invites you to join him in a dialogue on education reform and teaching for change and deep learning. For additional information on Cody's work, visit his Web site, Teachers Lead, and read his blog, Living in Dialogue. You can follow him (@AnthonyCody) on Twitter.

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Monday, April 14, 2014 - 9:30am
Teachers: A Call to Battle for Reluctant Warriors
We just wanted to teach. When I was drawn to teach in Oakland, I saw a chance to give students the chance to do hands-on experiments, to answer their own questions, and explore the natural world. On field trips to the tide pools I found out some had never even been to the Pacific Ocean, an hour's...
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Friday, January 4, 2013 - 12:06pm
The Education Reform Dichotomy: Big Choices Ahead
In recent weeks, some commenters on my blog have suggested that there is a "false dichotomy" at work in the debate over education reform. We are told we should "tone down" our views in order that we be might be better heard.
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Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 4:26pm
Obama's Flawed Thinking on Education
In President Obama's State of the Union address , he repeated a familiar refrain about the importance of teachers.
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