This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where students can connect and gather strength during the coronavirus pandemic.
This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where school staff can connect and gather strength to support our students during the coronavirus pandemic.
The poem Yes, by William Stafford, is a timely one to share with students and colleagues, either face to face or virtually. Here, a reading and suggestions for how to reflect together on the poem.
Morningside Center's Daniel Coles shares the poem "Shoulders" by Naomi Shihab Nye, and suggests ways to use the poem in your classroom.
Students explore why it is important for people to be able to tell their own stories and relate that to Black History Month.
Students read and reflect on a poem and on their experiences over the past year, and consider things they've learned or goals they want to set for the coming year.
This lesson uses Hispanic Heritage Month as a jumping off point for discussing how "history" is shaped and what we can do together to include a larger variety of voices and narratives in our study of history.
The remarkable poet and writer Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014. This activity, structured as a circle, invites students to consider Angelou’s poem Still I Rise. It can be adapted to use in a non-circle format as well.
Our ever-inquiring curriculum writer Alan Shapiro suggests books, articles, and a blog that are sure to sharpen your thinking.