Future voters and civic leaders need to understand how political messages are crafted so that they can see through the spin, says media literacy expert Frank W. Baker.
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Teachers face many system-imposed roadblocks as they pursue a deeper STEM approach to teaching science, math and related subjects.
We’re excited to launch Two Teacher in the Room, our new blog on co-teaching, authored by NBCTs Elizabeth Stein & Laurie Wasserman. Read their first post!
Prepare your students to watch the Presidential Debates with these tips & tools from media literacy expert Frank Baker.
From pencil and paper to social media, students can learn in so many ways. You can help them understand and integrate the literacies crowding the classroom.
Parents can kindle children’s interest in the excitement of STEM learning – then help keep the fire burning – says blogger Anne Jolly. She has 10 tips.
We must stand up for students even if it makes us unpopular, writes Becky Bair. She shares some lessons learned about pushing for change in your school.
Our Fall Book Review Festival features 15 brand-new reviews of professional books – each one written by and for middle grades educators – on teaching strategies, visual & media literacy, test preparation, the Common Core, academic icebreakers, RTI & special education, social studies, mathematics, teacher research, ESL students, and student motivation.
Students don’t like school because we don’t create the right cognitive conditions for learning. Bill Ivey reviews Dan Willingham’s book, Why Don’t Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom.
In the last decade of her teaching career, NBCT Julie Dermody no longer thinks about her resumé. She’s working on her bucket list. What’s on yours?