Speak Up, Annalee!—
Creating Safe Spaces for Students to Thrive
The day that I put my foot down and firmly insisted that she work with her peers, she burst into tears and cowered in a corner at the back of the classroom.
Feedback as a Conversation:
The Power of Bidirectional Feedback
Feedback needs to be more than just a teacher responding to a student, whether in conversation or in writing, about a single assignment.
Inclusive Curricula, Pedagogies, and Environments in the Social Studies Classroom
Based on the 2015 U.S. Census report, William Frey, an internationally recognized demographer, stated that a “no majority” America is already here in the nation’s schools.
Research and the Search for Truth
While research is fundamentally a search for new knowledge, that knowledge should also be trustworthy, a true and accurate reflection of reality.
When a School Board Member Goes “Rogue”
Although Seventh-day Adventist school boards have significant power to influence the schools under their care, they are not independent entities.
Balancing Justice and Mercy in Classroom Assessment and Grading
In order for classroom assessment and grading procedures to be positive, fair, and accurate, teachers need a new framework to inform their assessment practices.
Encouraging Children to Write Poetry
Writing creatively and writing poetry, specifically, do help students grow into confident human beings because the discipline of writing inspires critical thinking; it is a “challenging cognitive task.