Students at Sumner County’s Union STEM Elementary School and Jack Anderson Elementary, a STEAM-focused school, were engaged, creative learners through the final days of the school year.
This summer, Commissioner McQueen is sharing some of her thoughts about assessment and what she has heard and learned from educators, parents, and students. This is the second post in ...
Commissioner McQueen kicks off a summer series to share her thoughts on assessment. In this post, she pledges to both create better tests aligned to Tennessee’s rigorous standards while also ...
Learn about the work being done in Giles County, a Read to be Ready grant recipient who is helping rising first, second, and third grade students develop a love for ...
Commissioner McQueen announces her new statewide listening tour to gather even more input for Tennessee Succeeds and to guide the development of Tennessee’s ESSA plan.
Ella, a second-grader at Allen Elementary, shares how her librarian, Tracy Russell, inspires her.
Teacher Advisory Council members share their favorite professional development books.
Tennessee Teacher of the Year, Cathy Whitehead, spends her summer break looking for a good professional read – or reread. This post features some books that helped her jump start and foster a culture of literacy in my own classroom.
Tennessee Teacher of the Year Cathy Whitehead is passionate about fostering a love of reading in the early grades. In this post, she shares the wisdom she’s gathered from her travels across the state.
Commissioner McQueen shares reflections on her visits to Collierville, Fayette County, and Hardeman County schools, who are all districts with the potential to be models for schools around the state.