Jennifer Ingram, a third-grade teacher in a rural school district, writes that she uses a free communications platform, ClassTag, to help bridge the engagement gap
Best Practice: Grow Mindsets
Lee, L. (2019, August 08). Simple Ways to Integrate Four Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies. Retrieved August 12, 2019.
Jennifer Gonzalez talks with a researcher and a teacher to tackle the science—and the logistics—behind teaching strategies like spaced practice and interleaving.
Kott, C. (2019, August 01). Saugerties elementary school aims to keep kids reading all summer long. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
Riccardi Elementary School in Saugerties, N.Y., is working to cultivate a culture of reading in its students throughout the year, including summer. Students are given
Tracey Smith, principal at Brookwood Elementary in Georgia outlines four ways she gets her teachers excited to start the new school year. One strategy includes
The time and effort you and your students put into creating your classroom library pays off throughout the year.
Ivey, G. (2019, July 25). Making Classroom Libraries the Hubs of Reading Engagement. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
When children are engaged in reading, you will know it, and you will not need them to offer you proof. If you have reason to
The best way to build a culture that celebrates reading is to do what bookworms do—read and share well-loved books.
Heyck-Williams, J. (2019, June 26). Making Learning Public: Two Practices for Engaging and Empowering All Students. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
Over the last month, I have had two opportunities to work with students as they have made their learning public at Two Rivers Public Charter
Noonoo, S. (2019, June 25). Why Science Says Boredom Is Good for the Brain – EdSurge News. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
Boredom can stimulate creativity and support learning, according to journalist Manoush Zomorodi, who shared the details of her “Bored and Brilliant” challenge during the International
Brooks, G. (2019, June 24). Why Building Student Confidence is Key to Their Success. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
My students once had a project where they created presentations based on interviews they conducted with people they considered heroes. These presentations would be displayed