“Even as a bilingual educator from a family of immigrants, I made a lot of assumptions in my effort to support my ELL students.”
In Florida, Brevard County Schools Superintendent Dr. Desmond Blackburn discusses his five steps for effective community engagement, and why selfies and spreadsheets are at the heart of his community engagement strategy.
A media literacy teacher shares advice on how to stay informed in the era of “fake news," and argues that media literacy must be valued and taught right alongside the traditional reading, writing, and listening standards.
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.
The recent events in Staten Island and Ferguson present educators with complex topics to navigate in the classroom. As educators try to answer their students' questions and engage in productive discussions, here are some resources we've come across that can help.
As the nation heads back to school, many teachers will be talking with their students about the death of Michael Brown and about issues of racism, violence and injustice. Today we're sharing a resource from District of Columbia Public Schools, aimed at supporting teachers in those tough but critically important conversations.