Wit & Wisdom

How Can You Engage All Learners and Boost Literacy?

When it comes to teaching English Language Arts, so much has changed over the years—the Common Core State Standards, rigorous assessments, and more...

By: Great Minds

Beaufort County Schools Spotlight on local TV station WCNT North Carolina

“Stop watering it down and build a ladder up… Keep your bar high but let’s provide scaffolding to get students to that bar.” – Suzanne Brantley,...

By: Great Minds

Keeping Your New (School) Year’s Resolutions

Most people begin new year’s resolutions in January. But teachers know: summer’s end is when the new year really begins.  As summer days draw...

By: Rachel Stack

Artists Make Art

For this second interview in our Author/Illustrator blog series, we enjoyed an enlightening conversation with Melissa Sweet, illustrator of one of...

By: Great Minds

THE KNOWLEDGE STORY

Over the past several weeks, Great Minds teacher–writer Emily Gula examined the five Content Stages by connecting with Wit & Wisdom teachers...

By: Emily Gula, with Sarah Webb

DISTILLING THE ESSENCE

Great Minds teacher-writer Emily Gula continues her conversations with students and teachers around the country to learn about their success with...

By: Emily Gula, with Dana Stiles and Seshmi Taylor

READ, REPEAT, REVEAL

In this third installment of a five-part blog series, Great-Minds teacher-writer Emily Gula connects with students and teachers around the country...

By: Emily Gula, with Sara Young and Erik Winland

GET ORGANIZED

In this second installment of a five-part blog series, Great Minds teacher-writer Emily Gula connects with students and teachers around the country...

By: Emily Gula, with Emily Deaton

JOSEPH BRUCHAC ON THE IMPORTANCE AND IMPACT OF IDENTITY

In this first of a series of interviews with Wit & Wisdom teacher-writers and the authors whose work is featured in the curriculum, we caught...

By: Ashley Gray