Educational insights for teachers, school leaders, and more.
Hunger, homelessness, and inconsistent living situations are growing problems for students in higher education institutions — from the two year public college to the four year private university.
When adults think of STEM, they often relate it to complex mathematical equations, daunting engineering problems, or complex biological processes. And, oftentimes, young children have the opposite thinking. In Teaching STEM in the Preschool Classroom, the authors claim that children are natural and curious explorers of the world – particularly scientific and natural approaches. And, the authors believe that nurturing this curiosity is important in establishing STEM learning habits early on.
Twelve years ago, in 2007, Ready or Not: Leadership Choices in Early Care and Education, provocatively put forth the question of what defines and bounds early care and education (ECE) as a field of practice. Twelve years later, the field’s defining questions remain unanswered. And it’s showing!
The TC Press staff had a great time in Toronto for the AERA 2019 meeting! Thanks to all those who stopped by our booth. Below, we’re sharing some of our favorite moments from the conference.
Wayne Journell, author of Unpacking Fake News, and winner of the Exemplary Research in Social Studies Award from the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) speaks with the TSSP about the recent Michael Cohen hearings and how to successfully teach media literacy in the K-12 classrooms.
Since President Trump’s election, the term “fake news” has been tossed around, not just in political circles, but increasingly within aspects of popular culture. As a result, defining exactly what fake news means in 2019 is difficult. At a basic level, fake news can be described as verifiably false information being presented as legitimate.