The ABC’s of Reading to Your Child
It’s called active reading - making sure you read with your children, not to them. Reading experts have tips on how parents can help make reading fun. (March 15, 2019)
Perks for Teachers: Tiny Houses Help Educators Afford a Place to Live
Finding affordable housing is a challenge for any young professional, and even more so for those living on a teacher’s salary. A school district in Arizona is turning to tiny houses to help. (February 26, 2019).
Moving Students of Color Into the STEM Fields
Emilio Pack, the founder and CEO of STEM Preparatory Schools in South Los Angeles, is building a network of schools to transform low-income kids of color into high-tech problem solvers.
A Warrior Against the Inequities in Schools
A former foster child, Superintendent Roberto Padilla of Newburgh, N.Y., identifies with students who face barriers to achieving their goals. His mission is to root out inequities that hold students back.
‘We Shouldn’t Just Stay in Our Classrooms. We’re Teachers’
2018 National Teacher of the Year on being “the other, ” hate speech in hallways and fighting the good fight. (March 7, 2019)
Differentiating Instruction: How to Plan Your Lessons
Veteran teachers Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Synieski discuss the various strategies they keep in their back pockets for accommodating all types of learners during a single lesson.
The Challenges Military Children Face in Public Schools
More than 1 million children have a parent serving in the military. Educating the children of military families is a challenge for public schools, as these students, on average, move six to nine times before they finish high school. January 23, 2019
Creating Pathways for Gifted Students in Rural Alaska
A summer honors institute recruits high-achieving Alaska Native students from the remote corners of the state to help prepare them for rigorous coursework and set them on the path to college success.
A High School Confronts Suicide Prevention Head-On
Teens are susceptible to suicidal thoughts, and experts says schools are the perfect place to help address those feelings and prevent suicides. Here’s how one Virginia school that is tackling this sensitive topic. (November 14, 2018)