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 Brantley,...

Keeping Your New (School) Year’s Resolutions

Most people begin new year’s resolutions in January. But teachers know: summer’s end is when the new year really begins.  As summer days draw...

Artists Make Art

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

The Knowledge Story

Over the past several weeks, Great Minds® teacher–writer Emily Gula examined the five Content Stages by connecting with Wit & Wisdom® teachers...

Distilling the Essence

Great Minds® teacher-writer Emily Gula continues her conversations with students and teachers around the country to learn about their success with

Read, Repeat, Reveal

In this third installment of a five-part blog series, Great Minds® teacher-writer Emily Gula connects with students and teachers around the...

Get Organized

In this second installment of a five-part blog series, Great Minds® teacher-writer Emily Gula connects with students and teachers around the...

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 up...

What a Wonderful World

In this five-part blog series, teacher-writer Emily Gula connects with students and teachers around the country to learn about their successes...

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,...

Finding The Joy In Rigor

This holiday season, my thoughts are in Paris.

Not Paris, France. Paris, Kentucky, where teachers are now hard at work on their second year...

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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