Creating Culturally Linguistic and Responsive Classrooms: A Place Where All Kids Belong
Culturally linguistic and responsive teaching in the classroom can create meaningful learning experiences for students.
Designing, Assessing, and Implementing Educator Micro-credentials
After a year of collaborative development, CCSSO, Digital Promise, and other national organizations have released a set of principles for relevant and impactful educator micro-credentials.
How a Focus on School Culture Can Save the Teaching Profession
By: Dr. Arun Ramanathan. To improve the quality of public education, schools should recognize the potential of cultivating its teachers' work environment.
2020 New Year’s Resolutions: Changes in Practice to Benefit the Whole Child
We can create the best learning environment for students if we take the time to reflect, reconsider and reimagine our teaching practices.
Getting Clearer: Educator Movements
This part of the #GettingClearer blog series shares educator movements. These nation-wide communities empower innovative education work.
20 Reasons to Give Thanks for Teachers
Getting Smart is grateful for educators around the world that promote student-centered learning experiences. We’ve compiled 20 teacher behaviors that are making a positive impact in the lives of students and saying thanks.
Curating Content for Classrooms, Families and Students
Digital tools that offer more than one purpose can help to streamline the workflow for teachers but also offer multiple options for students to do more with the content. Learn how to use Wakelet to go beyond content curation.
Playing With Purpose: Using Games to Enrich Learning & Engage Students
The Getting Smart staff explores how Curriculum Associates recently announced new Learning Games focused on creating a more engaging, accessible and motivating experience for students.
The Lure of the Classroom
In 1994 I made what many of my colleagues considered a foolish choice: I quit a successful career in journalism to become a classroom teacher. That decision led to six years of teaching middle school in Southern California and another four years at New Technology High in Napa,…
Learning Platforms to Explore Over the Summer
Rachelle Dene Poth explores five learning platforms which can be used to facilitate learning and enhance experiences for educators, students, and their families.