What is Social Emotional Learning and Why Does it Matter?
“Oh, no!” you might say to yourself! SEL, another educational acronym or abbreviation to go along with ELA, AIS, PD, ESL, GRE, ADHD, ED, PTA, NCLB, SST, SAT, ERIC, GED and literally hundreds of others. The three-letters alone could be … Continue readingRead More
It was very exciting – and a little intimidating – to be invited to spend a day at an inner-city high school in Los Angeles. I have spent over a decade developing and promoting an interdisciplinary approach to teaching core concepts in science and mathematics; throwing out the traditional text… Read More
This is Part II of the article that focuses on teaching in the inner city. Part I can be found here. Although it’s great to hear stories, as a teacher and/or parent, how can you make it work for your kids? Wouldn’t you like to get first hand advice from… Read More
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to teach in an inner city school? As a teacher, you expect challenges from your students but if you don’t teach in the inner city, it’s hard to comprehend how big those challenges can be. This is the story of Cathy Seabourne, a… Read More