TeachableMoment

Morningside Center's teacher resource center, TeachableMoment, provides teachers with hundreds of up-to-the-minute classroom lessons on current issues as well as activities aimed at improving students’ social and emotional skills. TeachableMoment’s lessons are inquiry-based, employing a combination of readings and interactive teaching methods.

MorningsideCenter created TeachableMoment in the wake of 9/11 in response to overwhelming demand by teachers looking for classroom lessons to address issues raised by the tragedy. Since then, the website has grown exponentially, both in content and in audience. TeachableMoment now draws over 5 million hits a year.

The website Education World gave TeachableMoment an A-plus for content, aesthetics, and organization. TeachableMoment was selected as the “top educational site of the month” by the teacher resource website Busy Teacher’s Café. It has been recommended as a valuable resource by the websites of PBS, the National Education Association, and many others.

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