In children’s books, it can be easier to find talking pandas than characters of color. Here are 25 books with minority characters and authors to help diversify summer reading.
Ask an educator about what it’s like teaching a room full of students, and you’ll likely hear a similar refrain: No two kids learn the same way or grasp concepts at the exact same time.As a result, educators often say they resort to “teaching to the middle.” More schools are starting to question whether traditional […]
Engaging, motivated teachers are at the heart of every successful school. For schools like Rocketship, where 75% of teachers come from Teach for America, which recruits mostly recent college grads to commit to two years, finding ways to train and keep them becomes that much more of a priority. What’s their strategy? First, they pay […]
Should test scores be used as a way to measure teacher performance? The question these days is not so much “should”– but “how”? In Massachusetts, teacher unions are attempting to control their own fate by having a hand in creating the guidelines. From The Boston Globe: Many teachers unions around the country, including the state […]