My Students and I Are Just Blown Away

Jen Arellano was drawn to education after volunteering to teach reading in her son’s first grade classroom. She already knew how to write. And she...

Rural School Posts Major Gains in English Language Arts with Wit & Wisdom®

Angela Patzer remembers the day she realized that Linford Elementary School’s new English language arts curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, was having a...

Wit & Wisdom® and Eureka Math® Help California Charter School Network Continue Strong Gains in Math and ELA

The Scholarship Prep Public Schools network in southern California continues to make strong gains in student achievement in math and English language...

Early Adopter Continues to Make Progress with Wit & Wisdom®

Mad River Local Schools was one of the first districts to adopt Wit & Wisdom®, the English language arts curriculum from Great Minds®. Now in its...

Great Minds Seeks Wit & Wisdom® Professional Development Fellows

For Immediate Release

Contact: Chad Colby: chad.colby@greatminds.org (202) 297-9437

Tuesday, November 19, 2019—Great Minds® is seeking Professional...

The “Joy of Learning” Infuses Classrooms, Buoys Teachers

When instructional coach Amy Holbrook describes the impact of Wit & Wisdom® on the Mad River Local Schools outside Dayton, Ohio, the word “joy” comes...

The Story of Geodes, Part 1

Note: Great Minds® featured Geodes®, a new library of books for emerging readers, at the ASCD Empower19 conference in Chicago. Remarks follow. Part 2...

Students Gain with Engaging Content

Center City Public Charter Schools (PCS) opened in 2008 as the first Catholic-to-charter school conversion in the United States. It is unaffiliated...

Engaging, Relevant Lessons Lead to Achievement Gains

When did the leaders of Brooklyn Charter School know that Wit & Wisdom® was having an impact beyond the impressive gains in achievement test scores,...

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?

ICYMI: NBC News Highlights Curricula as Pillar of Baltimore Blueprint for Success

For Immediate Release

Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org (202) 297-9437

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019—An NBC News story highlights high quality...

Supporting Equity Through a Knowledge-Building Approach to ELA

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

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