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Colorado Teacher Quality Standard ID requires that "Teachers demonstrate knowledge of the content, central concepts, tools of inquiry, appropriate evidence-based instructional practices and specialized character of the disciplines being taught." Within this element, teachers must demonstrate that they incorporate a variety of inquiry methods and other instructional methods and that they support students to apply their new learning across content areas.

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The ultimate goal of teaching is for students to learn. Obvious, right? We know this is true; we believe it's true. And yet, as Carl Jung said, "You are what you do, not what you say you'll do." What does it look like when a teacher truly embraces the belief that the ultimate goal is student learning?

Over the last two years, the SEED team has worked diligently to provide meaningful professional development opportunities for teachers across the Northwestern Colorado BOCES region. This learning ranges from semester long courses, to a much lesser commitment of a few hours in the the SEED PAK, where users can read, watch or otherwise engage in open-source, high quality resources.

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