Educational insights for teachers, school leaders, and more.
We’re excited to see you in Houston for National Council of Teachers in English 2018! We’re looking forward to dining on Tex-Mex and BBQ, viewing Houston Street art, and more. When you’re not at Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s general session or Luis Moll’s elementary section, why not visit the TC Press booth?
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.
In this new column, meet the Teachers College Press staff, who bring books to life. Today, we chat with Sage, our marketing assistant and M.A. student in the Philosophy and Education program at Teachers College.
In our recent book, we argue that a grounded and practical educational leadership theory must not be diverted by today’s policy preference for a narrow range of school outcomes. Tested student achievement is important, but leadership studies that look for particular behaviors that are associated with test scores miss an essential point: To have a positive influence on any other person or group, actors must ground their observable behaviors in moral and ethical principles.
The book publishing process can be daunting to even the most seasoned author. Below, our editorial staff has listed some tips to make the process from pitching to promoting easier to understand.
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.