School Building is seeking submissions from teachers in at least their third year of full-time classroom experience. Educators from any and all school settings are invited to contribute: public, private, charter, magnet, special education, urban, suburban, rural. Use your experience in the classroom to inform our readers about the policies that are impacting our schools.
Submission types include:
Commentary on Available Resources – 100–500 words
Links to resources that teachers find valuable. Teachers should provide commentary on the content of the resource and describe why it will provide the reader a better perspective on policy issues.
Long-Form Essays – 1000–3000 words
Long form pieces on education policy written by experienced teachers. Teachers should present a position on a specific education policy and support their discussion by reflecting on experiences within their school.
Responses to Education News – 300–1000 words
Thoughtful responses, citing a specific event or article and providing your position on it. Develop your discussion with the insight that you have gained from your first-hand experience.
Reviews on Education Books – 600–1500 words
Reviews of current books related to teaching, education or social policy. Posts will include a brief synopsis of the book and discussion of the content informed by your experiences.
Please send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the submission type in the subject line. If you wish to post anonymously, our editors will honor such a request.