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’...

Setting Goals and Planning for Next Year’s Wit & Wisdom® Implementation

THIS MONTH’S FOCUS

In last month’s issue, we discussed the cycle Wit & Wisdom educators can follow to strengthen their Wit & Wisdom ...

Reflecting on Wit & Wisdom® Implementation

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“Few people can learn in a vacuum—all but the most solitary creatures among us crave reflection and feedback on our work. …...

Navigating Year One of Wit & Wisdom® Implementation

Be patient and trust the process. Give yourself and your students some grace, especially during the pandemic. And know that your students will...

Preparing for Statewide and Standardized Assessments with Wit & Wisdom®

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Teachers of English language arts (ELA) know the complexity of their discipline. Reading comprehension is an internal...

Reflecting and Refreshing for Social-Emotional Learning in the Wit & Wisdom® Classroom

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“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

The new year offers a chance for a new beginning—to...

Reading Complex Texts in Wit & Wisdom

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All Wit & Wisdom students engage in a transferable process—the Content Stages—to read grade-level texts so that all develop...

Building Knowledge with Wit & Wisdom

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By systematically building students’ knowledge within and across Kindergarten through Grade 8, Wit & Wisdom® embraces and...

"Productive Struggle" Helping Students—and Staff

Educators in Rogers Public Schools in northwest Arkansas have seen first-hand how students benefit from productive struggle in a challenging...

Thoughtful Wit & Wisdom® Implementation Has Been Key to Buy-In and Success

Talk about commitment.  

The four Grade 3 teachers at Grass Valley Elementary School in Humboldt County, Nevada, meet at lunch every day to plan...

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...

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...

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