Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum


Should schools allow discussions of controversial issues? (Part I)


[OP-ED] On Saturday, August 9 in Ferguson, Mo., a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, a young black man, sparking protests in the town and discussions about race and history across the United States. On August 21, Ed Week reported that the … [Continue reading]

Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom


Why should you consider teaching with graphic novels? Kids read graphic novels – walk into any library or bookstore and you will find young readers hanging out in the manga and comics aisles. So, why aren’t teachers using more graphic … [Continue reading]

Inspiring Women in Mathematics

Courtesy: Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani of Stanford University made history earlier this month, becoming the first woman to win the Fields Medal in the 78-year history of the award. The honor, bestowed every four years to two to four mathematics researchers under the age … [Continue reading]

Get Set: Organize and Manage Your Classroom

Teaching Reading K-2 Kostandos

While considering all of the material you will need to cover during the school year, you might be tempted to jump directly into the content. Instead, consider spending time teaching classroom expectations and systems that can create more productive … [Continue reading]