Teaching+T: Community

Being part of a community makes students feel more connected, happier, and more successful at school. This week, we share stories about three very different communities: a bike bus in Portland, a community school for Afghan refugees in New Delhi, and a community of English learners in Alabama.  --Daniela

Residents Cheer on their 'Bike Bus'

When these kids ride a bike bus to school, residents line the streets and cheer them on. Read Full Story »

The School in a Basement

A community school in a basement in New Delhi run by and for Afghan refugees is changing lives. Read Full Story »

A Teaching Experiment Helps English Learners Succeed

A district in Alabama is adding more teachers and aides to help with a growing population of students who do not speak English as their first language. Read Full Story »

'Be The Change' Idea

This week reflect on how belonging to a community has made a difference in your life. How can you bring a sense of community to you classroom, your school, your team?