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Tom Berger

Tom Berger

Executive Editor

I’m a former high school and college English teacher. As an editor and writer, I’ve covered travel, world news, and community economic development, and I’m excited to now be back in the world of education, working on high-quality content that’s of value to teachers.

Posts

  • Social and Emotional Learning
    A Nashville high school focuses on using social and emotional learning to build strong relationships and a positive culture—and to improve academic outcomes.
  • Social and Emotional Learning
    These middle schools were built on the idea that academic risk taking, fostered by social and emotional learning, can be a key to high achievement.
  • Social and Emotional Learning
    A Nashville elementary school takes a comprehensive approach to trauma-informed practices, creating a space where students feel known and supported.
  • Social and Emotional Learning
    Mentors have the power to shape people’s choices in positive ways, as a teacher and student share in a pair of videos.
  • Maker Education
    Two videos provide a glimpse into the learning and personal growth opportunities of designing and building.
  • News
    Technology is gradually replacing cursive instruction—but have we taken stock of what we’re losing?