Dave Stuart Jr.’s work is centered on a simple belief: all students and teachers can flourish. These 6 Things is all about streamlining your practice so that you’re teaching smarter, not harder, and students are learning, doing, and flourishing in English language arts and content-area classrooms. In this essential resource, teachers are provided with proven, classroom-tested advice delivered in an approachable, teacher-to-teacher style. They’ll also find practical strategies for streamlining instruction to focus on key beliefs and literacy-building activities, solutions and suggestions for the most common teacher and student “hang-ups,” and recommendations for deep reading on key topics. Download a free lesson that will help students who are anxious about public speaking by moving beyond mandatory Think–Pair–Share experiences to low-stakes, whole-class Pop-Up Debates.
Educational environments have changed drastically over the last few years, shifting away from paper-based documents and moving toward sharing and storing documents electronically. Brother education solutions can help teachers, administration, and staff keep up with these changing demands.
The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) mission is to end discrimination and fight for equity for all people. As part of this mission, ADL offers resources for teachers to address wide-ranging issues that touch on the topics of diversity and bias, such as bigotry, net neutrality, DACA and immigration, and conversations about race in a mostly white classroom.
The Pop History Dig is a magazine-styled website with more than 250 stories that cover a range of topics, often focusing on the history and power of popular culture. One goal of the site is to use the visibility of popular culture—its music, film, literature, and famous personalities—to engage readers on topics ranging from civil rights history to the power of the entertainment industry.
Smithsonian Science for Global Goals is a new, freely available curriculum that uses the United Nations’ Global Goals for Sustainable Development as a framework to focus on sustainable actions to local problems, defined and implemented by students.