Posts by Jennifer
Improving the Way We Teach About Slavery
American Slavery is a difficult topic to teach, and for decades, we haven’t been doing a very good job of teaching it. Learn how the Teaching Hard History framework aims to change that.
12 Ways Teachers Can Build their Own Resilience
To do the work of a teacher and stick with it long enough to get good at it, you need a level of emotional resilience most other jobs will never require.
How Accurate Are Your Grades?
Grades impact everything from college admissions to whether students get to go on certain field trips. With so much at stake, how can we make sure they measure what matters?
4 Ways Microsoft is Making Learning More Accessible
Over the last few years, Microsoft has made the software we already use more accessible for people with reading difficulties, those with visual or hearing impairments, English learners, or people who simply want to customize their learning.
Are your worksheets contributing to meaningful learning, or just keeping students busy?
12 Ways to Upgrade Your Classroom Design
Money and space are not prerequisites for learning-friendly design. Try any one of these ideas to make your classroom a better place for students to learn.