At Corwin, we believe that education is a basic human right—that we have a moral imperative to ensure every child has the opportunity to fully participate in a democratic society and lead a meaningful life. In support of this belief, we acknowledge the need to
Our underperforming, low-confidence students need teachers who understand how they learn and who communicate that they care. The instructional strategies listed below are productive for all students, but they are essential for underperforming, low-confidence students. These students can’t mobilize effective effort if they don’t know
CONNECTING INSPIRATION TO “TIMELESS” EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES
It’s been my joy and privilege to serve education for nearly 20 years as an author and consultant of effective practices to use with standards, assessment, curriculum, and instruction. I love seeing PK-12 educators and leaders across the country
I grew up in the late 60s and early 70s. The U.S. space program was in full throttle. Beginning in 1969 with Apollo XI when I was seven and ending in 1972 with Apollo XVII when I was ten, six awkward-looking but awesome landing crafts
On a cool October night, Mr. John and his staff called the students to take a seat around the campfire. The ingredients for s’mores were passed around as students reflected on the activities from the day.
Two months before the trip, Mr. John’s principal challenged her
Part 2 of a 3 part blog posts series on overcoming teacher burnout. Read part 1 here.
Burned out and bummed out? It’s okay, even the most passionate and motivated educators can fall victim to burnout. We’ve all experienced the exhausting feeling of the “daily grind,” “keeping
I mentioned last week that I have been an educator for over 30 years. That included a first-year, fresh-out-of-college stint as a high school teacher—a role I find myself in again
Part 1 of a 3 part blog posts series on overcoming teacher burnout.
Part 1: See the Impact
Burned out and bummed out? It’s okay, even the most passionate and motivated educators can fall victim to burnout. We’ve all experienced the exhausting feeling of the “daily grind,”
Dr. Michael (Mickey) Corso’s transition from the frying pan (Quaglia Institute) to the fire (high school teacher) was the inspiration for this blog series, “Walking the Talk: The School Voice Chronicles.” This is not at all surprising, as Mickey has been my inspiration for years.
Weeks of 16-hour days, endless re-arranging of furniture, and final decisions about bathroom passes and rules for pencil sharpening—all were about to pay off.
I was so tired from spending so much time preparing for my students, I wasn’t even really that nervous on my first