By: Denise Stringer and Mary Ryerse. The majority of teachers indicate that collaboration is beneficial to improving their practice, but many yearn for structures to make that process more focused and effective. The POD model of professional learning can help.
By: Dr. Peter Diamantis. Given the fact that most elementary schools haven’t changed in decades, how could we reinvent today's elementary schools to ensure student success in an exponential era?
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom sits down with Michelle Weise to discuss her new book: Long Life Learning.
We all play a role in student success, meaning parents, teachers, counselors, advisors, and even peers. This factor alone is a key motivator of why advisory is so important and why it should be a priority in our schools. The methods we use to guide and advise our students are like puzzle pieces to their now and their future.
By: Katie Blagden and Barb Tennyson. Incorporating coding and engineering into earth and life science lessons engage students and inspires them to show their learning.
Erin Gohl and Kristen Thorson share insights from Michelle Obama’s biography, Becoming, and how parents, teachers and mentors supported her education. Read as they share her mission to provide educational structures, policies, and programs that show all students that they matter.
By: Crystal Everett. Life Skills Series: KCPS Edition, is a real-world learning project supporting Kansas City Public Schools students to acquire the skills needed for the future of work.
Brooklyn Lab celebrates Edmund W Gordon's 100th birthday and circles back on how much he has accomplished for the educational landscape and how impactful his work has been.
By: L. Hixson. A cross-curricular approach to learning is an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects and help them build critical thinking skills.
With the shift to remote learning, students are developing college-, career-, and life-readiness skills and lessons and adapting to this unique mode of learning.