Start with yourself. Model what it means to be a lifelong learner.
Two Rivers Public Charter School fosters critical thinkers through arts integration, a protocol for critique, and problem-based learning.
Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.
Develop your students' ability to self-assess by showing them examples of mastery, equipping them with technical vocabulary, and providing them with opportunities to practice peer critique.
Learn how New Mexico School for the Arts structures, schedules, and staffs daily support seminars to make their students college and career ready.
Learn to access the right data: the why (why do your students not get it?) and the how (how can you reteach content to stick?).
Increased self-confidence and self-understanding, enhanced communication skills, and improved cognition are among the many reasons for teaching the arts.
Educators from Visitacion Valley Middle School, in San Francisco, have provided these samples and resources for you to use in your school.
At Wildwood IB World Magnet School, teacher collaboration fosters a supportive professional culture, lessens teacher conflict, and provides students with schoolwide best practices.
At Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, 100 percent of the fifth-grade students are meeting grade-level fluency standards in reading.
Responsive Classroom techniques, such as relationship-building morning meetings and engaging student-led activities, get students focused and ready to learn.
Allowing students to move the furniture can help you differentiate instruction and give your students more agency in their learning.
Educators from Maine have shared details about their administration, school culture, professional development, and curriculum -- materials you may adapt for your class, school, or school district.
Educators at New York's School of the Future have enjoyed great success at teaching and assessing their students. Both efforts are squarely focused on student understanding of fundamental concepts and real-life learning. Making these efforts...