What's the best way to close the achievement gap and prepare students for high-paying jobs? Dr. Cindy Moss (NC ’01) says STEM education is the answer.
As Brett Kavanaugh's controversial Supreme Court nomination dominates the news and social media, social studies teacher Paula Franklin (TN '17) shares how she handles discussions of polarizing and sensitive current events.
Paul Campbell (AK '16) has spent almost a decade as an elementary educator, but his first year teaching kindergarten feels different: "These young children about to enter into my room are the personification of our society's new hope for the future."
Educators need to tap into students' passions and create authentic learning moments tied to the real world, says Andrew Franz (NY ’17).
Once a year, English teacher Lauren Jensen (NY '15) invites former students in to lead her class: "It enriches my teaching."
Jayda Pugliese (PA ’16) traveled halfway around the world to share her STEM expertise with teachers in the Middle East.
Dr. Manuel Rustin (CA '11) created his class on hip-hop culture to help students relate to American history: "The traditional material isn't designed to empower students from marginalized communities."
Gina Benz (SD '15) is helping her district tackle its looming teacher shortage with a new dual-enrollment pathway for aspiring educators.
Angie Besendorfer (MO '96) shares the inspirational message she received in 1992 from the late First Lady Barbara Bush.
Jordan McGaughey (MO '17) drew on important Milken Educator Awards themes when he addressed new educators at his alma mater's hooding ceremony.