Busy week? Catch up with your reading over the weekend with FreshGrade’s favorite educational stories from the week.
“Digital portfolios: old wine in new bottles?” asks FreshGrade champion, Karen Fadum in her thoughtful and insightful blog, which gives a great description of a learner-centered portfolio.
Lots of you are planning professional development days over the summer. Here’s a five-minute read from EdSurge on the 4 types of teachers you’ll meet at a Pro-D event and how to manage them.
Starting with a blank page can be daunting for any writer. Sarah J. Donovan of Ethical ELA shares her experience of how drawing the story is a great way to get students thinking — and writing.
Our hearts are with the families of the Orlando tragedy. Getting Smart recommends 15 LGBTQ books for preschoolers to high school students.
The Edvocate shares thoughts on how mentorship can help teachers succeed — from newly hired educators to seasoned veterans.