Teaching+T: Reading And Writing For Good

Students using their reading and writing skills for good? It doesn't get much better than that.
This week's stories highlight a reading challenge to raise money for Ukraine, students using persuasive writing to save animals, and schools in a small town using a texting app that helps reach families in their native languages. 

School Students help Ukraine through Reading Challenge

Primary School students took part in a sponsored reading challenge to raise money for the Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal Read Full Story »

Schools Text Families in Their Native Languages

Small town uses new TalkingPoints translation app to reach families that do not speak English at home. Read Full Story »

Kids Wrote Pleas to Help Unwanted Shelter Pups

Second grade teacher creates class project for her second-grade students using persuasive writing to help hard-to-place animals get adopted. Read Full Story »

'Be The Change' Idea

This week's reflection: how can you incorporate projects into your curriculum that teach students not only skills to succeed in school but also skills to do good in their communities?