When Brian Melton confirmed that his high school english students were experiencing a creative desert in their course schedules, this became the problem of practice that anchored his action research. (continue reading)
Follow the Questions: Using Action Research to Make Meaningful Change is a new On-Demand course by Ellin Oliver Keene that is designed to support you, your team, or your entire school in taking on the burning questions that keep you up at night and finding ways to support each other on your research journey to not only create change, but positively impact the children you teach every day.
Thinking in community not only provides us with a support system, but also offers us opportunities for introspection! Heinemann Professional Development is excited to partner with Kisha Howell and The Thought Partner to create such an opportunity through a series of limited think tanks.
Committing to an inclusive, representative, and equitable language arts curriculum is important and challenging work. Where do you begin?
You begin with the mission of the #DisruptTexts movement. (continue reading)
Attending professional development and learning the research behind these terms is important so that we don't build an inaccurate version of what they mean for your role in education and the impact they have on leaders and learning communities. (continue reading)
From his work around the world over the last two decades, including virtual work with teachers, districts, and communities since the start of the pandemic, Cornelius Minor has a clear idea of the challenges facing teachers in this moment. (continue reading)
When we, Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul and Tricia Ebarvia, began imagining what IREL could be, we knew we wanted a space where teachers could take the necessary time to reflect deeply on their practices and work for transformative change in their classrooms, schools, and communities. (continue reading)