Wit & Wisdom

Knowledge Building in Early Literacy to Develop Lifelong Readers

With Geodes, emerging readers are given the tools to build confidence and develop a lifelong love of reading. Find out how you can support long-term literacy development in your students.

By: Great Minds

Supporting Equity Through a Knowledge-Building Approach to ELA

Increase vocabulary growth and equity in your classroom with a knowledge-building approach to your English Language Arts curriculum. Access the tools you need to support your students.

By: Rachel Stack

Building a Reader's Oasis in a Book Desert

A bookworm teacher gives her best tips for creating a welcoming classroom library.

By: Katie Waters

5 Ways to Jumpstart the School Year with High-Quality Curricula

Designing a high-quality curriculum is the best way to build knowledge and inspire the best in your students.

Reading Instruction: What's Missing, How to Fill in the Gaps

Early readers deserve knowledge-building, phonics practice-enabling books to reverse negative trends in reading proficiency.  Great Minds offers a brilliant solution.  
By: Catherine Schmidt

Baltimore's Strongest to Share Strengths

Two of Baltimore's top teachers are sharing their expertise as Wit & Wisdom Fellows.  
By: Wit & Wisdom

Old Painting, New Ideas

With the right curriculum, students with and without dyslexia make tremendous progress in their reading.
By: Lynne Munson

Story of Geodes, Part 1

Why create Geodes, the new knowledge-building books for emerging readers, from Great Minds? CEO and founder Lynne Munson explains. 

By: Lynne Munson

Story of Geodes, Part 1

How did our Geodes books for emerging readers come about?  Our CEO and founder explains.

By: Lynne Munson