What inspires the country's top educators to teach? Here's what led our 2019-20 Milken Educators to careers in education.
Working with special education students requires unique skills and consummate dedication. Andrew Franz (NY '17), Meghan LeFevers (NC '17) and Jessica Villanueva (CA '16) talk about the passion that drives their practices.
What’s the best way for elementary teachers and their young students to get to know each other when the school year starts online thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic? Try these 10 activities for the first week of school to bring your virtual classroom together.
What's the key to success in world language instruction? Engagement and relevancy, say South Carolina Milken Educators Kimberly Freeman and Vanessa Torres.
With schools across the U.S. starting the school year online due to COVID-19, teachers are concerned about connecting with their new students. No problem, says English teacher Lauren Jensen (NY ’15), who moved to a virtual classroom before the pandemic. She shares the strategies that worked for her.
Milken Educators share their classroom strategies for helping high schoolers succeed on AP exams.
Inspired by the talented students in her English and creative writing classes, Margo Sorenson (CA ’91) has authored nearly three dozen children’s and young adult books. She talked with us about her creative process, the business side of publishing and how her teaching background feeds her writing.
When the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream decided to create a new essay contest for high school students, it turned to Milken Educators to bring the idea to life.
Every year, art students at Arkansas’ Pine Bluff High School exhibit their work at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. This year, because of the pandemic, art teacher Shalisha Thomas (AR ’19) and ASC collaborated to create a virtual exhibition. We asked Shalisha how this year’s event came together.