Today, the need for a teaching force prepared to handle and address issues of race, equality, and pedagogy is more urgent than ever. Ongoing racial turmoil between law enforcement and communities of color, political rhetoric, shifting migration patterns, global migration patterns, and increase in student population are some of the reasons for the demand in CRE-PD. The excerpt below defines and explains the approach of CRE-PD training.
Teaching poetry can be a tough but rewarding experience for language arts teachers. Jimmy Santiago Baca uses his experience as a poet and mentor to help students and teachers engage in the complex medium of poetry. Below, we’re sharing an original poem and discussion questions that teachers can use in their classrooms.
There is a perception that all students are in control of their education, and with “grit” and perseverance, they can achieve whatever they want. However, Steven Goodman explains in his recent book, It’s Not About Grit, that “grit” isn’t enough to succeed.
Join us as we spread awareness of National Childhood Obesity Month which takes place this September. The CDC cites that about one in five children Read More