A Year at Mission Hill - Chapter 1: Why We’re Here

Summary: A Year At Mission Hill is is a 10-part series, which chronicles a year in the life of one of America's most successful public schools.

The Guiding Question for Chapter 1: What characterizes a great school, and how do... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseK-12 SchoolsToolsMultimedia

Civil Rights Framework

Accredited Author: Multiple Authors

Summary: Leading civil rights organizations provide a Civil Rights Framework for the re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. From the report: "As civil rights organizations, it is our responsibility to... Read on...

Courage in Schools

Summary: Welcome to our blog about teaching and leading courageously in schools, from pre-kindergarten through college and university.

Courage in Schools houses five different blog topics:
Main Blog (for all educators)
... Read on...

Posted in The NetworkBlogs

Just Listen: Being Someone, Doing Something

Summary: Kenneth, in grade 11, muses about how his growing passion for math could shape his future out in the world.

Posted in ToolsMultimedia

Learning Matters

Summary: Learning Matters is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit media production company focused on education whose mission is to encourage and enrich public dialogue about education, youth and families. Learning Matters has produced more... Read on...

On Play and Learning

Summary: The voices you hear are those of 8 - 11 year old Opal Public Charter School students, who know well the profound connections between play and learning.

Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU)

Summary: At P2PU, people work together to learn a particular topic by completing tasks, assessing individual and group work, and providing constructive feedback.

The Peer 2 Peer University is a grassroots open education... Read on...

Pushing Your Limits

Summary: Arielle, a tenth grader, says her school "makes me want to do more than what I think I can do." When teachers push her, they "help me to become something," she says, and when she gets to college, "I think I'll be... Read on...

Posted in ToolsMultimedia

Spark Action

Summary: SparkAction is an online journalism and advocacy center by and for the child and youth field.

There's no shortage of important information and stories, and it can be hard to stay on top of what matters and get the... Read on...

Teacher Activist Groups

Summary: The Network of Teacher Activist Groups (TAG) is a national coalition of grassroots teacher organizing groups. Together, we engage in shared political education and relationship building in order to work for educational... Read on...

Rated: 43211 (4/5), based on 4 reviews Posted in The NetworkOrganizations

The Community Guide to School Board Advocacy in Mississippi

Accredited Author: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Summary: This guide is for students, families and other community members who want to get involved with their schools and improve the quality of education the schools provide to students. The guide includes a brief description... Read on...

The Community Guide to School Discipline in Mississippi

Accredited Author: The Southern Poverty Law Center

Summary: This guide is for anyone trying to help Mississippi public school students facing school disciplinary proceedings. School discipline may include suspensions, expulsions or referral to an alternative school, detention... Read on...

The World Becomes What You Teach

Summary: Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education and is considered a pioneer in the comprehensive humane education movement, which provides people with the knowledge, tools, and motivation... Read on...

Posted in ToolsMultimedia

YES! Magazine & YES! For Teachers

Summary: Today's world is not the one we want - climate change, financial collapse, poverty, and war leave many feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. YES! Magazine empowers people with the vision and tools to create a healthy planet... Read on...

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