Virtual Field Trip: National Cherry Blossom Festival & Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC

National Cherry Blossom Festival: A tradition for more than 100 years, the blossoming of the Japanese cherry trees in Washington, D.C. is a reminder of the beauty of the season and a popular time for tourism in our nation’s capital. Typically, this time of year, an estimated 1.5 million people flock to see the blossoming …

Take 10: Digging Deeper – A process for unpacking the Disciplinary Core Ideas

Welcome to Take Ten – 10 minutes of professional learning designed to meet educators’ needs remotely. Our purpose is to provide you with quick and easy strategies that you can use for planning. In this Take Ten we will be discussing how you can figure out what content your students really need to know.     Lindsey …

So you just got promoted to Head Teacher – Now What?

With the recent health events resulting in school closures, you are probably finding yourself assuming an additional role – that of your child’s lead teacher. While this time may feel like a vacation from school for some, we need to create structures and routines that best support learning that will need to occur at home. …