"I love writing, I love talking about writing, and I love helping students with writing. I believe it's an incredibly important skill for all students to develop. I was on the debate team in high school and that is when I really fell in love with writing. Debate taught me argument building, critical thinking, and effective communication skills - all of which translate to writing, too." - Bronwen Hale
Courtney is going to become a teacher in ten short months. Her experience attending Emory helped her appreciate that she was fortunate to an opportunity that many kids from her community didn’t have – and she wants to help change that.
STEM professionals don't just sit around solving math problems all day - we build things, test things, break things, and communicate with others. Math and science students need to learn to love writing so they can pass their passion on and inspire future generations of scientists, engineers, and technology leaders.
AP US History students from Muchin College Prep in Chicago, IL were asked to give candid feedback on their experience. In total, 30 students responded to the survey. We want to share the results with you!
Oby graduated from Emory University this May with a degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology. She is currently enrolled in a postbaccalaureate Biomedical Science Masters program at Wake Forest, and she’ll be applying for medical school in the fall. And if that isn't impressive enough, she also found time this spring to join The Graide Network, quickly became a top-performing and versatile Graider.
Meet Eileen Dominic, the newest addition to The Graide Network family. She'll be taking over as Member Success Manager this summer. You can learn more about her journey as an AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow and her work at Citizen Schools Illinois. We're so excited to have her onboard and hope you'll join us in giving her a warm welcome!
"After four years of teaching, I can attest to the fact that your most important function in your classroom each day is not determining what your students are thinking, creating, writing, solving, discussing, reading, evaluating, comparing, or applying, but rather how you are thoughtfully responding to their work."
Becca is a junior at the University of Chicago who is currently studying poverty and education in Spain at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Becca is majoring in Comparative Human Development and Public Policy. UChicago doesn’t offer an education degree, but that didn’t stop Becca from pursuing her passion.
Listen as The National Writing Project hosts a wide-ranging discussion of the power of The Graide Network as an instructional tool, the importance of effective feedback, and the value of experiential learning for pre-service teachers. Featuring Brophy College Prep English department chair John Damaso and all-star Graider from University of Illinois-Chicago Sumaiya Qazi.
Daniela is a senior at Cornell University in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and she has consistently received rave reviews from teachers and students for the quality and care of her work.
To be in the driver's seat of their learning, students must internalize their learning goals and be aware of their progress. Download our template for guiding reflection on their work and asking for targeted feedback.
"So why did I have so much fun working at an ed tech company? My theory: because the Graide Network isn’t about Artificial Intelligence or making learning more isolated. It’s about the very human connections that can be made through technology. "