If we approach teaching through the lens of community organizing, we have access to the tools our students need in order to move from questions to action.
We recently tripled the teaching resources available to teachers in Kiddom’s Library. Here are six of our favorite content providers.
New curriculum providers to get the most out of your Planner and Timeline — Plus 4 ways to differentiate instruction using Kiddom’s Library
What are Planner and Timeline? Understand two of Kiddom’s most powerful tools that set them apart from many other edtech tools in the K-12 space!
We believe teachers should have access to collaborative curriculum development without the need to be in the same room at the same time.
It’s not rocket science: when teachers collaborate and communicate effectively, they design richer learning experiences for students.
When teachers have the tools to communicate more efficiently, they can build curriculum that helps students thrive. Here are three case studies to prove it.
The principal slams the door open and skids into my high school English classroom, sweating and red-faced, eyes darting across the room. Most students barely notice him come in; they’re all standing in clusters rehearsing opening remarks and giving each other pep talks. The two young women closest to the door look up at him, […]
Last week I went to see Pipeline, a riveting play, at least on its surface, about education. I left the theater fantasizing about the opportunities for lesson plans that lived within the lines of the play. I went home and googled the Gwendolyn Brooks poem repeated throughout the narrative. I read an articleabout the playwright. I scanned […]
As we move through our careers in education, all sorts of people teach us important lessons. A lesson can come in the form of a more experienced teacher who nurtures us with bits of advice and tough love. Teachers or paraprofessionals we share classrooms with bring new strategies to co-planning sessions that we continue using […]
Is two better than one? Last week I saw “Barbecue” at the Intiman theater where one conceit was telling the same story through a lens of whiteness, and through the lens of blackness. “Barbecue” was story of a down on its luck family trying to save their drug addicted sister. The play started with an all white family […]
Dear Educators, For many of you, the 2016–2017 school year has come to a close. On behalf of the Kiddom team, thank you for your passion and your service to students. We’re incredibly grateful you trusted Kiddom in your classroom. This year, Kiddom got a major facelift. Based on feedback from teachers like you, we […]