Educators Embrace Knowledge-Building Curricula, from Playground Conversations to Math Sprints

Improved achievement on state tests tell part of the success story at Capitol Collegiate Academy, a K–8 public charter school in Sacramento,...

Want to Know How School is Going for Your Children? Ask the Right Questions

Terri Downing offers great advice to parents in an op-ed in the Asheville Citizen-Times.

Wit & Wisdom® Opening Minds through Hands-On Learning Opportunities

For the K–6 students in Springfield, Ohio, the Wit & Wisdom® curriculum is not only opening doors and windows to knowledge, it is also creating...

Adopting a Knowledge-Building Curriculum During the Pandemic

Despite many obvious complications, starting to implement Wit & Wisdom® (the language arts curriculum from Great Minds®) during a pandemic delivered...

Quality Curriculum Anchors District’s Response to the Pandemic

For Sumner County Schools north of Nashville in Gallatin, Tennessee, quality curriculum has been a great equalizer, ensuring that all students have...

"Productive Struggle" Helping Students—and Staff

Educators in Rogers Public Schools in northwest Arkansas have seen first-hand how students benefit from productive struggle in a challenging English...

After Early Success in Grade 3, Other Teachers Wanted Wit & Wisdom® for Their Students Too

Shawn Kimble, superintendent of rural Lauderdale County Schools northwest of Memphis, was planning to roll out Wit & Wisdom® one grade at a time. Fat...

The “Joy of Learning” Infuses Classrooms, Buoys Teachers

When instructional coach Amy Holbrook describes the impact of Wit & Wisdom® on the Mad River Local Schools outside Dayton, Ohio, the word “joy” comes...

Wit & Wisdom "Just Clicked"

In Ohio's Mad River Local Schools, the Wit & Wisdom® philosophy of "teach more meaningful English" is taking root across the district. Mad River’s...

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