Educator Voices

A lot of people are concerned that American kids aren’t learning to read. And rightly so. The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) shows only about a third of fourth-graders are proficient in reading. Much of the recent debate has been a return to an old battle between advocates...
Critical reading is a matter of gathering knowledge, understanding context and seeing ideas from multiple perspectives to make sense of a text. The post Critical Reading: 50 Sentence Stems To Help Students Talk About What They Read appeared first on TeachThought.
Anyone who thinks that there is one answer to all that is wrong in education is at the very least ill informed. Public education has had hundreds of years to establish practices and procedures that would ultimately slow down any progressive ideas for change. This is the Kevlar vest against any...
Excerpted from Tech With Heart by Stacey Roshan, copyright 2019. Reprinted with permission by Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. By Stacey Roshan Pencils down, time’s up. Capture all multiples of five before the timer is up. Game over! In elementary school, I felt as if I was always being timed...
The first ever all female space walk happened on Friday, October 18, 2019. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir replaced a faulty battery charger on the International Space Station’s truss structure, restoring power for station operations and ongoing research. The battery charge/...

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