Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum


Annenberg-Newseum Summer Teacher Institute: Apply Now!

28 Aug 1963, Washington, DC, USA --- More than 200,000 people participated in the March on Washington demonstrations. The throng marched to the Mall and listened to Civil Rights leaders, clergyman and others addressed the crowd, including Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Dates: Wednesday, July 16 – Friday, July 18 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day Where: The Newseum, Washington, DC Cost: FREE Application Deadline Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on May 26, 2014 Participants will be … [Continue reading]

Historical Fiction Meets Common Core


I know all kinds of facts about Anne Boleyn. How do I know these facts? Not from reading history textbooks or historical documents...at least, not initially. I know these facts because I got hooked on Philippa Gregory’s historical fiction novel, … [Continue reading]

Thank you, Leigh!


Heard at NCTM 2014 in New Orleans. Check out the newly updated Against All Odds: Inside Statistics here. … [Continue reading]

Wetlands 2: May is American Wetlands Month

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Since 1991, U.S. government agencies and partner organizations have designated May as American Wetlands Month. Here are some more ways to incorporate wetlands into science classes, building on the links in the previous post (Wetlands 1: Marshes and … [Continue reading]