Puerto Rico’s First Charter School
‘Vimenti,’ which means ‘lifelong learning,’ is the first charter school in Puerto Rico. Until now, charter schools were illegal on the island. (October 4, 2018)
Wisconsin Has a Teacher Shortage. These Superintendents Have Some Solutions
Five Wisconsin superintendents share strategies about how they attract and retain teachers in a state facing historic teacher shortages. (September 27, 2018)
Teachers Grapple with Lessons Around Sexual Assault
Questions around sexual assault are front and center in many classrooms after allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were brought to the Senate. (October 2, 2018)
Meet the Students Who Run Their Own In-School Record Label
At this high school, students are recording and producing songs using technology tools found in the professional music industry. (October 4, 2018)
Differentiating Instruction: It’s Not as Hard as You Think
In this video, teacher and author Larry Ferlazzo explains that differentiation is not about long nights of planning and grading, but about being flexible and making decisions in the moment based on what your students need.
Puerto Rico’s Educational System Is at a Crossroads a Year After Hurricane Maria
Puerto Rico's school system was struggling long before Hurricane Maria struck a year ago. But the disaster exacerbated deep problems. Now, the system is in the midst of dramatic change. (Sept 18, 2018)
5 Technology Trends to Watch This School Year
As we head into another academic year, some pressing issues in education suggest a few tech trends that are likely to bubble up or expand.
Puerto Rico, The Forgotten School System
In the midst of all the devastation following Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans turned to their schools for food, shelter, and comfort.
Beyond the Birds & the Bees - What Comprehensive Sex Education Looks Like
Comprehensive sexuality education includes everything from basic anatomy to how to have a healthy relationship. Advocates say it should start as early as kindergarten. (August 22, 2018)
As Puerto Rico’s Schools Continue Recovery, Controversy Ramps Up
At the start of the school year, a group of Puerto Rican teachers walked off the job, highlighting tumultuous disagreements about the island’s education system. (August 22, 2018)
Are Students Juuling in Your Classroom?
JUULs are easy to hide, have a flavored smell, and don’t emit much vapor. So how is a teacher to know if a student is JUULing, or vaping, in class? (July 31, 2018)
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