From the Pueblo to College: The Journey of Two Rural Students, Chapter 1: 'Not giving up on school'
Temeya Gachupin attends Walatowa High Charter School, which is run by the Pueblo of Jemez; and Justin Madalena attends the Jemez Valley High School, which is a traditional district school. Both have their sights set on college. (December 19, 2019).
From the Pueblo to College: The Journey of Two Rural Students, Chapter 2: ‘I’m going to miss her’
Valedictorians of their high school classes, Temeya and Justin prepare to leave for college, aware of the challenges both past and present. Their families and friends prepare to say goodbye. (December 19, 2019).
From the Pueblo to College: The Journey of Two Rural Students, Chapter 3: ‘A home to come back to’
Temeya and Justin and their Jemez Pueblo community consider what it takes to adjust to college life and what success will demand of them. (December 20, 2019).
Open Middle Math with Robert Kaplinsky
[Content provided by Stenhouse] Get your secondary students engaged in the math they're doing by introducing them to Open Middle problems with the new book by Robert Kaplinsky, Open Middle Math. Watch to find out more.
Student Motivation: Helping Students Relate to Others
Building relationships with peers and teachers helps students feel cared about by people they respect.
Student Motivation: Praising Competence Instead of Natural Ability
Students are more likely to do something if they feel like they have the ability to be successful doing it.
Student Motivation: Making Students’ Work Relevant
For students to feel motivated, they must see the work they are doing in the classroom as interesting, valuable, and useful to their present lives.
Student Motivation: Why Autonomy Matters
Studies show that giving students a role in deciding what their educational experience looks like can help motivate them.
Personalized Learning in K-12 Schools, Explained
Education Week Assistant Managing Editor Kevin Bushweller explains what educators mean when they say “personalized learning,” and he outlines the benefits and drawbacks of this individualized approach to classroom instruction. November 6, 2019.
A Principal’s Guide to Coaching Teachers
In weekly observations and coaching of teachers, one school’s leadership team provides a single “high-leverage” action step for teachers to incorporate into their instruction to make lessons more engaging for students. October 17, 2019.
Millions of Adults Lack Basic Reading Skills Needed for Good Jobs
In the U.S., 36 million adults lack the basic literacy skills needed to sustain employment -- yet education programs for this group serve only about 1.5 million, and funding continues to be cut at state and federal levels. (June 11, 2019)
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