Performing Poetry

Reading poetry isn’t enough for these students, they are performing poetry in ways that enhance their learning, appreciation, and understanding of it. At Princeton Middle School, Celine Quinn’s performance poetry class is an outreach of a program at...

Bringing Literature to Life With Survival Lessons

Fourth graders are learning about bringing literature to life with survival lessons, as they read a novel about a teen survivor of a plane crash and build their own shelters outdoors. At Amity Creek Magnet School, fourth graders had an opportunity to test their...

Addressing the Teacher Shortage

The Center for American Progress is addressing the teacher shortage with a nine step strategy that states can use under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The TeachStrong campaign has the objective of improving and supporting the teaching profession across the country....

Including All Children in Classrooms

Including all children in classrooms is a normal practice in the Poudre School District, where special needs students study alongside students in general education. Inclusion “was a highly debatable concept” at integrated services teacher Sarita...