Author: Beth Fertig

LISTEN: Dealing With Transitions, Like Starting High School

High School Life

LISTEN: Dealing With Transitions, Like Starting High School

Find the full episode at This Teenage Life, and wherever podcasts are found. The start of a new school year is a time of renewal. But for teens, it…

"When Will I Ever Use This?" "How About Today?" Opportunities and Challenges of Modeling with Mathematics in Algebra 1

High School Redesign

"When Will I Ever Use This?" "How About Today?" Opportunities and Challenges of Modeling with Mathematics in Algebra 1

“Economic access and full citizenship depend crucially on math and science literacy.” Those words were written by Bob Moses more than 20 years ago in describing his evolution from a…

On the Shoulders of Giants: Algebra, Equity, and a Project-Based Approach to Math

High School & Society

On the Shoulders of Giants: Algebra, Equity, and a Project-Based Approach to Math

This month we honor the legacy of a giant in the field of mathematics teaching and the fight for educational equity for all students. Bob Moses, who founded the…

How the Pandemic Changed Us:  High Schoolers Share Their Perspectives

High School Life

How the Pandemic Changed Us: High Schoolers Share Their Perspectives

We’ve heard so much about how the pandemic disrupted learning and how isolating it was for students. We’re proud to sponsor this latest episode of the podcast This Teenage Life (TTL).

How Student Stories Advanced 100k in 10's Goal to Prepare More STEM Teachers

High School Redesign

How Student Stories Advanced 100k in 10's Goal to Prepare More STEM Teachers

What happens when you meet an incredibly ambitious goal? Do you celebrate and declare “mission accomplished”? Or do you move ahead and set your sights on something new? That was…

Listen to Teens Discuss What Mattered Most to Them in High School Classes

High School Life

Listen to Teens Discuss What Mattered Most to Them in High School Classes

Find the full episode at https://thisteenagelife.org/#realLearning Far too often, young people in U.S. high schools are expected to learn the same thing at the same time in their classes.

Listen to How Teachers Can Help Students Feel Seen on “This Teenage Life”

High School Life

Listen to How Teachers Can Help Students Feel Seen on “This Teenage Life”

XQ  is proud to sponsor This Teenage Life (TTL), a podcast made by and for teens. TTL features diverse teen voices and helps them share their stories about issues…

How Arts Educators Can Play a Role in High School Redesign

High School Redesign

How Arts Educators Can Play a Role in High School Redesign

Video by NAEA. XQ was proud to kick off the National Art Education Association’s 2022 National Convention in New York City on March 3rd, 2022. Founded in 1947,…

What Rhode Islanders Saw in the New Billboards by Teens

High School & Society

What Rhode Islanders Saw in the New Billboards by Teens

Pheonix Grey was heading into a convenience store in North Providence when I asked him to look up at a new billboard about 20 feet above the parking lot. It…

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High School & Society

Billboard Challenge Invites Teens to Speak Up About School and Their Lives

In the fall of 2020, North Kingstown High School sophomore Olivia Wood wanted to draw something for art class inspired by her outrage over the police murder of George Floyd,…

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