TCHERS' VOICE / Lesson Planning

Open source U.S. History Curriculum to Prepare Students for Informed, Active Citizenship

By Marissa Friedman
September 10, 2019

Historians often say the best way to understand the present is through the study of the past. At Success Academy, we agree: a great history program prepares young people to understand and engage with the

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TCHERS' VOICE / Differentiation

Duo of Videos on Building Community and Curiosity

By Showcase Schools
August 28, 2019

In New York City, educators attend thoughtfully designed learning visits at schools in order to share promising practices across the city. This video series, produced by Showcase Schools, features two schools that shared promising practices

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TCHERS' VOICE / New Teachers

New Year, New Learning- Let’s Go Meta & Personalize!

By Teresa Lien
August 26, 2019

As an educator for over 36 years, I have participated in thousands of hours of professional development and learned hundreds of strategies.  Like Goldilocks, I have sat in chairs too big or too small and

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TCHERS' VOICE / Lesson Planning

First Days of School: Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

By Sarah Brown Wessling
August 21, 2019

The first days of school challenge us to be patient, to build relationships, and to live what we believe as educators.

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TCHERS' VOICE / Social Justice & Equity

How Teacher Mindset Shapes Student Success

By FutureEd
August 13, 2019

We talk a lot about shaping student mindsets for learning, but equally important, is the role that teachers play in students’ psychological experiences of motivation and schooling. In a new report titled, “Teacher Mindsets: How

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