Fishman Prize Winner Joshua Martinez introduced more rigorous content in his class, and his fourth-graders rose to the occasion. “When given a challenging and personalized learning environment, students thrive.”
We're celebrating the back-to-school season by launching a new collection of essays by the winners of the Fishman Prize, our annual award honoring exemplary teachers.
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.
Two Fishman Prize winners voice their opinions on ESSA rules that could allow states to use student portfolios, projects, and performance tasks in statewide testing of students.
Critics argue higher academic standards have failed, but what do the teachers and students who have experienced the standards have to say?
It's time to consider how to better support all educators to address the unique and urgent needs of LGBTQ students in our schools.