WPT Education Brings Hmong History to Wisconsin Classrooms

April 19, 2018

The Wisconsin Hometown Stories project offers a fantastic opportunity for in-depth exploration of the local histories and stories that showcase communities around our state. WPT Education works side-by-side with teachers in each community to build content and pathways connecting students with the history and stories around them. Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Eau Claire will premiere later…

Vel Phillips Curriculum Delivers “Experiences, Not Lessons”

October 10, 2016

Milwaukee High School of the Arts social studies teachers Drew deLutio and Kelsey Noack worked with WPT to create “experiences, not lessons” for students to engage more deeply with the extraordinary story of Vel Phillips. A flash drive containing the Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams curriculum was recently mailed to social studies educators for grades…

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4, 2016

Why does someone become a teacher? Is it because they like kids? Is it because they enjoyed school? There is no one “correct” answer for why someone decides to teach, but there is a common thread -teachers teach because they care. As a former teacher and as someone who works with teachers, I daily see…