Search Results for: podcast

The Importance of Intersectionality in Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students: We Are More Than You Think We Are

By Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D., coeditor of Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students As educators working with gifted students, we have to be as cognizant of our students’ affective needs as we are of their intellectual and academic needs. We realize that … Continue reading

Posted in Gifted Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Use #DisruptTexts for Transformative Learning

By Isaiah Moore Before the name Black Panther conjured images of a superhero, I’d heard it mentioned only once in school. My eleventh-grade US history teacher said blandly, “People died because of the racist beliefs of the Black Panthers. Their … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Strategies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Audio Adventures in the Classroom: 5 Engaging Podcasts

By Pam Goble, Ed.D., and Ryan R. Goble, M.A., authors of Making Curriculum Pop When people talk about literacy, they usually are thinking about “the two Rs,” reading and writing. That leaves the other essential talents of speaking, listening, viewing, … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Strategies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

12 Boredom-Busting Ways to Motivate and Challenge Students

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Coasting Casey It’s back-to-school time, and teachers everywhere are striving to motivate and challenge their students. Whether it is finding a way to stretch your gifted students or just keeping things new and exciting, here … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Strategies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Children’s Book Authors to Follow on Social Media

Looking for a way to connect with Free Spirit authors beyond their books and our blog? Many of them are on social media! Check out just a few of our children’s book authors and where you can find them below. … Continue reading

Posted in Free Spirit News | Tagged , | Leave a comment