HMH Learning Moments
Summary: Focused on the ever-changing learning landscape. From educators in the classroom to leaders outside of the field of education, every moment is a chance to create connections, share stories, and explore the ideas and innovations that will influence the future. Read our blog, Shaped, at hmhco.com/blog.HMH Learning Moments is produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; We are The Learning Company™, inspiring the thinkers and doers of tomorrow.
Tracy Childers, a science teacher at a STEM magnet middle school, talks about project-based learning, looping with his students, and considering retirement.
Monica Fitzgerald, a reading teacher and literacy coordinator, talks about growing up as the child of an immigrant, her military background, and connecting with her most vulnerable students.
Garrett Jackson, a special education teacher in Saipan, CNMI, talks about teaching in isolation, supporting students after a natural disaster, and using edtech in occupational therapy.
Georgette McClain, a life sciences teacher in Blanchester, Ohio, talks about school safety, teacher salaries, state testing, and more.
Alexa Tegtmeier, a 3rd grade teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks about how she serves a large population of English Learners and the differences she’s seen in access between districts.
Donna Gradel, 2019 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year and a finalist for the National Teacher of the Year award, talks about the sustainability initiatives she undertakes with her students—in their community and abroad.
Brittany Mamphey, a 5th grade teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio, talks about classroom management, teacher retention in urban areas, and how she empowers her students.
Amanda Rack, a 1st grade teacher in San Marcos, California, talks about being a new mother, communicating with English learners, and more.
Wilson Boardman, a 5th grade teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, talks about teacher strikes, struggling with perfectionism, toxic masculinity, and more.
Rachel Swartz, a 6th grade ELA teacher in the Bronx, New York, talks about bullying, SEL, inspiring teachers, and more.