As the world economy shifts away from manufacturing jobs and towards more creative jobs, there’s a consensus among parents, educators, politicians and business leaders that it is crucial students complete their K-12 education with the ability to identify and solve complex problems, think critically about information, work effectively in teams and communicate clearly about their […]
This is a question that continues to be debated by many. It’s the old nature vs. nurture conversation. In my view, I would have to say I think that it is a little of both. I believe that we can all agree that both are equally important in raising a child regardless of whether the child is classified as gifted or bright.
In an era of texting, blogs, tweets, and wikis, there is a flowering of public writing happing. However, it may not be surprising that writing instruction in the schools is not similarly blooming with as much enthusiasm from students. Many educators agree that students are not getting enough instruction and practice on how to become […]
Educators must be treated as a critical profession whose role it is to help mold generations to come. There should be no question about providing the necessary resources and time for professional development opportunities.
We are excited to share these updates with you. Why: We’ve taken your suggestions to heart, and made changes based on your learning needs. Our mission is to provide you with a resource that celebrates and supports you as a valued educator of our nation’s children! What: TKL is rolling out a new platform format […]
During the 2016 Spring-term, Teach n’ Kids Learn will be awarding professional development grants, which target School Improvement Plans. This grant offering is looking to target schools within the States of Michigan, Ohio and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The selected schools/districts will have the opportunity to receive a package of 30 fully-credited […]
During the 2016 Spring-term, up to 30 teachers will receive fully-credited comprehensive online PD courses or the equivalent of $5000.
The ever-increasing omnipresence of digital media in student’s lives can be challenging for teachers as they compete for kid’s attention in and out of the classroom. With this in mind, Teach n’ Kids Learn (TKL) and DimensionU have teamed up to create a robust Online Professional Development course that supports teachers’ instruction in mathematics and […]
Myths and Facts on Common Core Few topics in education are as controversial or as misunderstood as Common Core. Released in 2010, the Common Core Standards set grade-specific expectations that the developers believed would better prepare students for college and the workforce. These standards have been adopted by the majority of the states, but many […]