Teenagers always have been a mystery, puzzling their parents: What was he thinking when he drove down a one-way street the wrong way, just for kicks? Why is she oblivious to the heap of clothes piled on the bedroom floor for two weeks?Read full article >>
A special Earth Day guest lesson, written with NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, a leader in global climate change research, and the Columbia University Earth Institute. It offers resources for teaching about this issue, while addressing important 21st-century literacy skills.
Advisers to Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick described a major bipartisan pre-K initiative as socialist and keeping children in a 'Godless environment' in a letter sent to lawmakers Tuesday.
Look over the list of competencies described in the article. What are your strengths and what are your weaknesses? Give examples to help explain why you think that way.
Lee-Ann Meredith taught second grade in a Chicago public elementary school for 15 years. She is the author of “Angels in My Classroom,” a story of life in her classroom and how her 7- and 8-year-old students sustained her after her husband’s unexpected death. The following post by Meredith, which I am publishing with permission, is about teachers and what they do every day. It appeared on the The Educator’s Room website.Read full article >>
Here are several paragraphs from an April 11 article, “He Missed a Shot? Give That Man a Hand.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?