Stories & Announcements
From a very young age, children know what interests them. This activity invited the possibility that this wisdom could drive our instruction.
If you find ways to put joy at the center of your teaching, your students are more likely to reflect it back.
On Thursday, November 5, students from throughout the greater Washington, DC area gathered to discuss the topic, “COVID and Voter Suppression.”
Join us the first week in December to celebrate the wins, small and large, that you’ve found over these tumultuous months.
When fear for our country’s stability and anxiety about our personal health is at an all-time high, it’s incumbent upon us as educators to eschew fear-based motivation in school.
It can be very challenging for a teacher to discuss this election. But isn’t the point of school to teach students how to embrace challenge?
Engaging in acts of kindness can help us feel connected to one another during this divisive time, since we all want and need kindness, and we all have the capacity to offer it.
“I think it’s so important that we don’t bubble wrap things for teenagers. We deserve the provocative.” – Adena, Elizabeth Seton High School, 12th Grade
There are so many examples of radical creativity – and the structured execution needed to turn ideas into concrete action – at play in classrooms right now.
This is the moment to ensure our students experience an education in which they engage in civic discourse, active listening, and thoughtful debate, on topics that are comfortable and those that are uncomfortable.