Tricia Monticello Kievlan
Tricia Monticello Kievlan is a program associate on the community building team at The Sprout Fund. Before joining Sprout in 2015, Tricia spent nearly a decade in schools as a teacher and administrator, and she continues to teach writing to high school students through a summer college admissions essay workshop. She also has served as an expert ed tech reviewer for Common Sense Media since 2013, where she reviews apps, websites, and games for parents and teachers.
Monday, January 22, 2018
For me, one of the greatest joys of teaching is the chance to learn from other educators: the opportunity to peek under the hood at all the moving parts behind a dynamite lesson plan, a thriving classroom, an effective teacher. When I started teaching history, my more experienced colleagues were my greatest resources. They recommended discussion questions for starting class, activities for getting my students engaged, and multimedia resources that I never would have found on my own. When I moved to Pittsburgh, I saw some especially effective educators in action through my work on the