It is encouraging to find a book that is so well-conceived and large-hearted, engaging and humbling at the same time, where the voices are real, the advice authentic, and the situations familiar.
16 days ago by Amber Chandler
Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do with Your Life from Roadtrip Nation is asks readers to ask themselves, “so what have you begun to imagine yourself doing? Have you let yourself believe that what you dream isn’t just possible, but inevitable?”
one month ago by Amber Chandler
Write Out Loud is a must-have for high school students preparing to write college essays. In Write Out Loud, Barash walks you through her storytelling course. The book is divided into four parts: Find, Shape, Perform, and More Tools for Your Journey.
one month ago by Aimee Bartis
The new documentary Most Likely to Succeed follows the journey of students at High Tech High, one of the best high schools in America. David Brooks from the New York Times recently reviewed the movie, but overlooked some key points.
one month ago by Tom Vander Ark
iTooch Elementary, a series of apps made by EduPad, is a collection of educational activities based on Common Core Standards. The app covers math and language arts material for grades one to five, as well as science material for grades three to five. The apps can be downloaded as a complete package by grade, or by spec...
one month ago by Alesha Bishop
By: Ethan Demme. I recently picked up the new book, “Smart Parents: Parenting For Powerful Learning,” and it is a must-read for parents and educators. The authors point out that we can trust ourselves and fellow parents to do a good job.
2 months ago by Guest Author
Smart Review | Transforming Schools Using Project-Based Learning, Performance Assessment, and Common Core Standards
Getting Smart Teacher Blogger Amber Chandler shares why she's giving her copy Bob Lenz's "Transforming Schools Using Project-Based Learning, Performance Assessment, and Common Core Standards" to her superintendent.
2 months ago by Amber Chandler