Many students dread reading Shakespeare because they think his works have nothing to do with their 21st century interests.
I have always been interested in building things from scratch, so when I first heard about my school's science fair club, I signed up immediately.
Are you interested in improving student engagement with your ELL students? Here’s an idea that I tried at my elementary school that was both fun and successful—a Rubik’s Cube club.
Disciplinary problems were high, student achievement was low, and so was my patience. I knew I couldn’t do this again the following year, so I decided to change my approach.
It can be incredibly easy to treat lesson planning like a checklist. Objective: check. Standards: check. Activity: check. Education experts say there is a better way.
One of the best literacy teachers Jane Swire knows is her dog, Blizzard. She and Blizzard visit the local library once a week during the school year as part of a reading program.