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TNTP Re-imagine Teaching

A Haven for Kids in the Child Welfare System

The founder of the country’s first school for kids in the child welfare system discusses how she balances social-emotional learning with rigorous academics.

Jim Larson

Four Qualities of Great Teachers

For the past five years, we’ve celebrated amazing teachers through the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. Today, we’re thrilled to announce the sixth class of Fishman Prize winners.

Richard Green

Introducing Amazing: Meet the 2017 Fishman Prize Finalists

We're proud to announce the 2017 Fishman Prize finalists! Help us celebrate these outstanding teachers.

Tiffany Cardona

Helping Teachers Become Leaders

Teachers have lots of great ideas about how to improve their schools—but they’re rarely given a chance to try them. Denver Public Schools is trying to change that.

Erin Mack Trapanese

On the Road to Better Teacher Training

An external research organization took a close look at our Teaching Fellows programs and assessed our Fellows’ effectiveness against other new teachers from different kinds of training programs. This week, they released their final report on that study.

Erin Grogan

Theresa’s Story

Theresa at two and a half was diagnosed on the autism spectrum. She was nonverbal. Now at six and a half, you can hold a regular conversation with her, and the school district considers her on par with her peers.

Editorial Staff

A Day in the Life of a Teacher Leader

Rhonda Ferguson leads her school’s culture team and teaches a classroom full of pre-K kids, all while participating in DCPS’s intensive teacher development program—here’s how she does it.

April Inez Kaplowitz

10 Ways to Teach Black History All Year Round

Our favorite tips, lesson plans, and teaching tools for giving students rich exposure to black history throughout the school year—and not just in February.

Editorial Staff

Once Incarcerated, Now Rewriting Their Futures

Bridge Fellow Marvin Pierre just launched Eight Million Stories, an alternative education and workforce development program for formerly incarcerated young men.

Editorial Staff

When Cultures Clash in the Classroom, Part Two

Sometimes, what’s appropriate behavior at home is disruptive behavior at school. A teacher shares advice on bridging the two worlds.

Veeko Lucas

Pushing Students from Learning to Leading

By empowering students to lead their own parent conferences, a Fishman Prize winner builds conceptual understanding and stronger relationships within her school community.

Erica Stewart

Using Student Voice to Transform the Classroom

2016 Fishman Prize winner Evelyn Rebollar strikes a unique balance of community and rigor in her Bronx classroom, helping students succeed and grow emotionally.

Evelyn Rebollar

Election Day Conversations in the Classroom

Election Day is almost here and conversations will be taking place in classrooms about how electoral politics work, issues Americans are currently voting on, and more. Here are resources to help teachers make the most out of this teachable moment.

Sustainable Talent Pipelines Are Not Just Timely, They’re Critical

In the face of shortages in teaching and leadership positions, districts need pipelines of talent that cater to their hiring strategies and the demands of their school communities.

Erin Lynch

Formation: Cultural Relevance in a Contemporary Classroom

A Fishman Prize winner forges powerful relationships with students in his A.P. Literature class by studying contemporary artists whose words, thoughts, and experiences mirror their own.

Matthew Patterson

The Making of a Classroom Community

By ceding control of her classroom and giving students a voice, a Fishman Prize winning teacher built a community that pushes each other to achieve in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Heather Howle

Join a Conversation with the Fishman Winners

How can students, teachers, and communities collaborate to help all kids meet their aspirations? The 2016 Fishman Prize winners reflect in essays and invite you to share your thoughts.

Dan Weisberg

Engaged Parents and Communities: The Secret to Defying Expectations in D.C.

After serving as Chancellor of DCPS for five years, Kaya Henderson steps down today. Here, she shares her vision for effective community engagement, and how she hopes DCPS can sustain it.

Kenya Bradshaw

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