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Addressing Students’ Needs: Access and Equity for Students with Learning Disabilities

Equitable instruction includes careful consideration of and planning for access by all students, including students with learning disabilities....

Let’s Talk About Books and Best Practices in Literacy Instruction

Conversations are happening in school districts around the country about what children are learning and, notably, what they’re reading. At Great...

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...

In Baltimore, a School-Library Partnership is a Recipe for Success

What if a student could not only read Green Eggs and Ham but also explore cooking green eggs and ham?

Knowledge Building in Early Literacy to Develop Lifelong Readers

Great Minds® embraces the research that knowledge building should start at the outset of a student’s education. But what does that look like for...

North Carolina elementary school’s new ELA program makes local WLOS news

In the fall of 2016, Grade 3 classrooms in the North Carolina school were introduced to a new, standards-aligned curriculum that was poised to...

Beaufort County Schools Spotlight on Local TV Station

“Stop watering it down and build a ladder up. … Keep your bar high, but let’s provide scaffolding to get students to that bar.” —Suzanne...

Artists Make Art

For this second interview in our Author/Illustrator blog series, we enjoyed an enlightening conversation with Melissa Sweet, illustrator of one...

Joseph Bruchac on the Importance and Impact of Identity

In this first of a series of interviews with Wit & Wisdom® teacher-writers and the authors whose work is featured in the curriculum, we caught...

Striving For Greatness

LaKendra Butler is the founder and school leader of STRIVE Collegiate Academy, a diverse charter middle school for Grades 5–8 in Nashville,...

Inside The Classroom: Engaging Students Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration

It was the fourth quarter at Friendship Blow-Pierce Middle School, and my classroom was full of 32 excited and energetic eighth graders: the...

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