Sticking to the Deep Dive: One Teacher’s Approach to Language Instruction

This Month’s Focus 

The Humanities team at Great Minds® stays updated on the current scientific research on literacy. We bring research to life in...

Maximizing Middle School Instructional Time with Reading Homework

I remember flipping through the Wit & Wisdom® Teacher Edition for the first time six years ago. I relished the thoughtful organization and...

Tools for Mastering Pacing

“Trust in the process” was a common phrase I heard as I began implementing Wit & Wisdom® in my classroom. So I did just that, placing my trust in the...

Coaching Classroom Educators: Maximizing Instructional Time with Wit & Wisdom®

Our focus this month is on maximizing instructional time. In this leadership blog post, Andrea Baldwin shares a process that Wit & Wisdom...

Engaging Families in Wit & Wisdom®

As educators, we are experts in curriculum and instruction. We understand, broadly, students’ needs and how to help students grow academically....

Structural Design Features for Effective Wit & Wisdom® Preparation

Most educators graduate from teacher preparation programs ready to plan their lessons but not to internalize curriculum. When a school or district...

Prioritized Instruction for the 2021–2022 Academic Year

Prioritized Instruction for the 2021–2022 Academic Year:A Position Paper from the Great Minds® Humanities Team

At Great Minds, we believe all...

Using Complex Texts to Address Unfinished Instruction

At Great Minds®, we believe all students deserve opportunities to read complex texts, complete grade-level tasks, and engage in meaningful discussion...

Understanding Wit & Wisdom

Guidance

Deep understanding of each module and the Wit & Wisdom approach will empower you to fully leverage the curriculum to foster students’...

Setting Goals and Planning for Next Year’s Wit & Wisdom® Implementation

THIS MONTH’S FOCUS

In last month’s issue, we discussed the cycle Wit & Wisdom educators can follow to strengthen their Wit & Wisdom implementation: ...

Reflecting on Wit & Wisdom® Implementation

THIS MONTH’S FOCUS

“Few people can learn in a vacuum—all but the most solitary creatures among us crave reflection and feedback on our work. …...

Navigating Year One of Wit & Wisdom® Implementation

Be patient and trust the process. Give yourself and your students some grace, especially during the pandemic. And know that your students will...

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