Guiding Students’ Understanding of the Election Season

As the United States enters the 2024 election season, middle school and high school educators are invited to join Facing History & Ourselves for Democracy in Action, a series of free webinars and online workshops that will examine the health of democracy, voting and elections, and the pivotal influence of young people’s civic engagement.

Process for Using Data to Improve Instruction

Based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), the Data Wise Project supports educators in using collaborative data inquiry to drive continuous improvement of teaching and learning for all students.

Free Classes from Google & Adobe Certifying Educators in Basic AI

Want to empower school staff to use generative artificial intelligence (gen AI) but are unsure they will know how to use it effectively and responsibly? Google and Adobe are stepping up to help by providing free introductory courses on AI literacy designed specifically for educators.

Imagination Day - Cool Conference Cool Teachers

Science is Cool is hosting its fourteenth free virtual unconference for cool teachers on July 23, 2024. Imagination Day will broadcast live from Walt Disney World Resort at EPCOT, starting at 10 a.m. (ET) / 7 a.m. (PT).

AI Guide Demystifying the Hype Around Artificial Intelligence

As public access to artificial intelligence (AI) tools has increased, so has the concern about their role in education. The AI Pedagogy Project is a curated collection of classroom assignments designed to help educators facilitate critical conversations with their students about the capabilities and limitations of AI.

Resources for Championing a Diverse and Inclusion Workplace

The Consortium for School Networking’s new platform uses tech resources to enrich K–12 education and deepen understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Helping districts recognize and celebrate the differences that create a richer learning environment, this invaluable tool fosters recruitment and retention of historically underrepresented groups.

Podcast Introducing Insights into Literacy Learning

The hosts of the Science of Reading Podcast have been classroom teachers, university professors, school consultants, and authors. This podcast is created especially for fourth- through twelfth-grade teachers, literacy coaches, and school and district leaders who need the information, tools, and resources to grow literacy achievement in their students.

Classroom-based Curriculum for Building Mental Health Literacy

Mental health literacy—the foundation for mental health promotion, prevention, and care—can be developed through classroom-based curriculum implementation that has been scientifically shown to improve mental health–related outcomes for students—and for teachers.

Guide for Helping Children Cope After a Crisis

In the aftermath of a traumatic event, to process and heal, children need support tailored to their developmental level and needs. The Child Mind Institute offers a free downloadable resource guide for families and educators created by mental health experts who specialize in crisis situations. It includes information about typical reactions, emotions, and behaviors youth exhibit after experiencing trauma and suggests tools for responding as a parent or an educator.