Read how to support students’ language acquisition with authentic, meaningful learning opportunities.
Three years ago, the English-language learners (ELLs) program at the elementary school where I teach switched from a pullout program to a push-in program. This meant that instead of sending our English ... Read more
Read how these passionate and savvy educators support schools and students every day.
It's National Library Week, and we couldn't resist paying homage to one of the most important members of the school community: librarians. Also known as library media specialists, librarians ... Read more
Simple steps to protect students' data and privacy today.
As teachers, we know student safety is one of our primary responsibilities. We practice emergency drills numerous times each year, we screen school visitors, and we put rules and norms in place to protect ... Read more
Find out how you can support young learners in building STEM skills in and out of the classroom.
Watch a group of preschoolers working in a garden. It's cute, right? But it turns out they're learning more than you'd think. According to our new NSF-funded report, STEM Starts Early, co-published ... Read more
Here's the story of Take Back the City, from the students and educators who made it happen.
Speaking in public is something many people find terrifying. Standing in front of a crowd and delivering a message takes tremendous courage -- even more so when the subject is a personal one. This skill ... Read more
Help students take advantage of social media's reach to amplify their accomplishments.
In a world filled with digital communication, how do we teach our digital citizens to use social media wisely? Parents are frequently nervous to talk to kids about online safety, relying on the schools ... Read more
Arts integration can help lower kids' affective filters and boost their confidence.
During my tenure as a teacher, I had the privilege of teaching English to non-native speakers -- both young people and adults. Those of you with English learners in your classroom (I'm guessing that's ... Read more