“Cultivating personal creativity is one of the best uses of time and money for professional growth and our students’ learning.” —Rick Wormeli
Becoming a “Reflective Practitioner”
Is there something you can unlearn this year—and rather than feel diminished, feel refreshed and rejuvenated? In this video, Rick Wormeli, author of Fair Isn’t Always Equal, Second Edition, shares some thought-provoking ideas on grading, teaching, and leadership.
The Science of Reading
Find out more about “two underused powerful tools for teaching beginning reading successfully” from J. Richard Gentry, co-author with Gene P. Ouellette of the forthcoming BrainWords: How the Science of Reading Informs Teaching. See his blog in Psychology Today.
Matt Kay: Teachers as Communicators
Matt Kay, author of Not Light, but Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom weighs in on ways teachers can dive into personal self-reflection in this interview in Education Week.
Other Stenhouse authors are reading Not Light, but Fire, including Kelly Gallagher, author of In the Best Interest of Students and Readicide, who calls it “thoughtful, timely, and beautifully written.”
Kay will be speaking at “Teacher Research and Knowledge: A Celebration of Writing and Literacy,” at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, on Saturday, Oct. 7, 8-4 p.m. It’s not too late to register.
What Makes a Book a Stenhouse Book?
Stenhouse books stand out. Learn more about how we discover gems for our library in this installment of our 25th Anniversary series on our blog.
Brighten Up Your Math Classroom
Use posters featuring images from Christopher Danielson’s book How Many? to brighten up your classroom. Find them here.