The Coach We All Need: How Great Coaches Support Teacher Preparation

This month, we asked educators across the country to reflect on their preparation for Wit & Wisdom® instruction. Mandy Polen, an Instructional...

How I Prepare to Teach Wit & Wisdom®

This month, we asked educators across the country to reflect on their preparation for Wit & Wisdom® instruction. Krystle Gleason,...

Structural Design Features for Effective Wit & Wisdom® Preparation

Most educators graduate from teacher preparation programs ready to plan their lessons but not to internalize curriculum. When a school or district...

Prioritized Instruction for the 2021–2022 Academic Year

Prioritized Instruction for the 2021–2022 Academic Year:A Position Paper from the Great Minds® Humanities Team

At Great Minds, we believe all...

Complex Texts for Academic and Social-Emotional Learning

This month, we asked teachers across the country to reflect on how they engage their students in Wit &Wisdom’s® complex texts. Marisa Mondschein,...

Solidifying Academic Vocabulary Through Complex Texts and Hands-On Experiences

This month, we asked teachers across the country to reflect on how they engage their students in Wit & Wisdom’s® complex texts. Jami Witherell,...

Using Complex Texts to Address Unfinished Instruction

At Great Minds®, we believe all students deserve opportunities to read complex texts, complete grade-level tasks, and engage in meaningful...

Understanding Wit & Wisdom

Guidance

Deep understanding of each module and the Wit & Wisdom approach will empower you to fully leverage the curriculum to foster students’...

Wit & Wisdom® Opening Minds through Hands-On Learning Opportunities

For the K–6 students in Springfield, Ohio, the Wit & Wisdom® curriculum is not only opening doors and windows to knowledge, it is also creating...

Building A Reader's Oasis In A Book Desert

I've always been a bookworm. It's one reason I became an English teacher. Each year, one of my top goals is to share my love of books with my...

Reading Instruction: What's Missing, How to Fill in the Gaps

Educators have cause for concern. Only about a third of Grade 4 students are proficient readers. A disproportionate number of low-income students...

Reading Instruction Today

Despite a lot of other national news dominating headlines, reading instruction in the early grades has been getting plenty of attention from major...

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