Students should learn to read nonfiction well, according to school principal and teacher Rita Platt. In this blog post, Platt describes how her school’s teachers
Minkel, J. (2019, April 8). 4 Things Teachers Shouldn’t Be Asking Their Students to Do. Retrieved February 10, 2020.
Spider-Man’s Uncle Ben could have been speaking directly to teachers when he said, “With great power comes great responsibility.”
Young, J. R. (2020, February 11). Why Talking About ‘Screen Time’ Is the Wrong Conversation. Retreived February 10, 2020.
The concept of “screen time” for children is often demonized in the media, but technology can play a vital role in learning, Lisa Guernsey says
Wehrly, K. (2020, February 10). Wehrly: What’s the Secret to Closing the Achievement Gap? Aligning Curriculum, Teacher and Student Expectations, and Whole-Child Support.
The key to closing the student achievement gap is focusing on alignment, asserts Kari Wehrly, chief of schools in a California community. In this commentary,
Lee, L. (2020, February 4). Simple Ways to Encourage Kindness in Students of All Ages. Retrieved February 10, 2020.
With Random Acts of Kindness Day approaching, here are five easy ways to promote kindness across all age groups.
Sager, K. D. (2020, February 10). A different kind of love on Valentine’s Day at Olean Intermediate Middle School. Retrieved February 10, 2020.
Students at Olean Intermediate Middle School will be “spreading a different kind of love on Valentine’s Day” when they participate in the new initiative, No
Schmoker, M. (2020 February). Radical Reset: The Case for Minimalist Literacy Standards. Educational Leadership: Rooting in Reading, 77(5). Retrieved February 10, 2020.
Pared down standards are the cure to the Common Core.
Minero, E. (2020, January 17). Reflections on Becomming More Culturally Responsive. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
Participants in a program on culturally responsive teaching practices share what they’ve learned about themselves—and how their teaching has changed as a result.
I am the product of integrated schools. Here’s why, despite the challenges, I believe efforts to further and support integration are indispensable today.
To answer this question, you must establish your leadership identity, mission, purpose, and vision.