I’m grateful to my school librarian who attended a Library of Congress week long Summer Teacher Institute a few years ago. She encouraged me to apply for this year, and as I reach the end of my week here in Washington DC at the Library of Congress, there are countless reasons I can think of as to why this has been a valuable experience. 278 more words
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Phenomenal World: Juliana and Homer Schamp Memorial Scholarship seeks to inspire the next generation of teachers
Think back to the science classes you took as a child. What do you remember about them? Did you watch a caterpillar spin a cocoon and emerge a butterfly, or a tadpole grow into a frog? 659 more words
How can we confidently teach content that is new to both instructors and students? How can we avoid endless hours of preparation for a single hour of teaching? 174 more words
How do children get to kindergarten? They might take a bus or walk with a parent.
But for policymakers the more pressing question is: How do children get from birth to kindergarten? 691 more words