Student writings are used as sources for standards-based lessons

01/22/2012 |

Eric Goldstein, a former history teacher at a Washington, D.C., charter school, began using student essays as primary-source material to help make classroom lessons in social studies and global education more relevant to their lives, writes Suzie Boss in a blog post. The project, which has grown to become a nonprofit group reaching about 1,000 students, uses writings from 12 "student ambassadors" each year to create middle- and high-school lessons that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

View Full Article in:

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Tapestry Public Charter School
Atlanta, GA