Blair Mishleau from KIPP DC talks about the real effects that a welcoming (or hostile) environment can have on students who are LGBTQ in our schools.
3 Firsts for KIPP
We’ve never been more excited about the year to come, which includes many ‘firsts’ for KIPP. New initiatives to learn more from our peers, to share more of what we know, and to adapt in order to better confront the challenges our students face. Read about three here!
Five Simple ACT Strategies to Share with your High School Juniors
Jorge Miranda, Director of High School Leadership Development at the KIPP Foundation, walks through five test-taking strategies for juniors who are preparing to take the ACT.
5 Tips for Keeping Kids Reading over Break
Lisa Altman, KIPP Instructional Sharing Manager, shares creative tips to keep your students progressing toward their reading goals over break.
How We’re Shifting School Culture Through Restorative Justice
What is restorative justice and how is it creating a paradigm shift in the culture at KIPP Bay Area Schools? In this post, Head of Schools Ric Zappa explains how implementing restorative justice practices has led to fewer students missing class and improved academic performance.
How You Can Use Khan Academy to Teach Math
By Michael Alderman, Communications Manager, TEAM Schools – A KIPP Region This post was originally published on the TEAM Schools Blog. At KIPP, we know that the success of our schools comes…
From Mongolia to Baltimore, Creating a Supportive Environment for All Students
By Carina Wells, Special Education Teacher, KIPP Baltimore My first classroom was in a small village of Mongolia. Population: 2,000. Winter Temperature: -50 degrees Fahrenheit. Given the local context, at…