In 2015, Frankfort Independent Schools in Kentucky found themselves at a crossroads. Test scores were down — Frankfort High was ranked in the bottom 15 percent of all high schools in the state of Kentucky. Enrollment was at an all-time low, student engagement was limited, and positive teacher-student interactions were nonexistent. With a new superintendent […]
In nearly 40 years of teaching, Tammy Stephens has learned to appreciate the value of time. Stephens loves any additional time she can create in her day to have meaningful interactions with her students. She always looks for more time to enhance her teaching methods rather than stick with the status quo. And she obviously […]
Chrysantha Norwood, a 6th-grade teacher at Distinctive College Prep-Harper Woods in Harper Woods, Mich., uses books written by African-American authors to teach her students about the past and inspire them about their future.