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Discourse in Uncertain Times: Using LDC to Teach Civic Skills

November 18, 2016

The recent election has ushered in a period of uncertainty and turbulence for all, regardless of whom we each voted for individually. Cries for recognition of voice abound from all sides of the political spectrum as people struggle to be heard and to have their experiences and circumstances taken seriously by their leaders and by their fellow citizens. Grave warnings aside, what is clear is that many Americans feel that the state of collective discourse is fragile at best and absent at worst.

New Partner Resource Alert: Educator Resource Center

An exciting, free new resource for our community! Our partners at American Reading Company have recently released an excellent new tool called the Educator Resource Center.

New Materials for Science Make Effective Teaching Easier

The team at Battelle Education has been working closely on a new project with the Literacy Design Collaborative. Here’s Aimee Kennedy to explain more about the Battelle LDC Science Collection.

Collaborative Lesson Authoring Builds Teacher Capacity, Student Literacy in Grand Prairie

“Our focus is on developing future male leaders who are college ready and college bound,” that’s the mission of the Young Men’s Leadership Academy at Kennedy Middle School in Grand Prairie ISD, a high challenge district between Dallas and Ft. Worth serving about 28,000 students in 40 schools.

Teachers Interview Scientists: Reading for the Lab

This post was originally published on the Ohio STEM Learning Network website, a network that leverages existing STEM schools and programs to spread effective practices and tools across the state and the nation. With the release of the Battelle LDC Science Collection, we’ve pulled together some of the teachers and scientists behind the project. Erika Reeves, a teacher, and scientist Kate Kucharzyk talk about how to prepare students for science in the workplace.

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