Tag: families

Help Your Students Slide Up, Not Down, Over the Summer

During the summer months, young children lose literacy gains made during the school year, a phenomenon known as “summer slide.” The most important thing teachers can do to reverse this trend is to help families adopt family literacy routines and promote opportunities for ...

Families of Missing Student-Teachers Tour the U.S.

En route to a demonstration that sought to protest policies that gave urban student-teachers an advantage over rural student-teachers on the job market, 43 students from the Escuela Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural de Ayotzinapa, a teacher training college in Guerrero, Mexico, were ambushed by police and disappeared. Additionally, 6 unarmed people were killed and 25 injured by...