News and Best Practices for K-12 Schools
Jun 17, 2019
Principals Shouldn’t be Lonely
What is the biggest mistake you've seen an administrator make (or, if you are an administrator, that you've made)? What should have been done, instead? Commentaries from Anne Vilen, Marcy Webb, Dr. Jason Kotch, Roxanna Elden, Baruti Kafele, and Dr. Manuel Rustin "kicked off" this five-part series. You can listen to a 10-minute conversation I had with Anne, Marcy, and Jason on my BAM! Radio Show. You ...
Education Week
Actions to Drive an Elementary School Turnaround
In the summer of 2016, I decided to take on a fresh new challenge and, to be honest, I was a little intimidated at the start. The opportunity had come up ...
eSchool News
Teacher Facebook Pages You Should Follow Today
Facebook is stacked with educational pages full of great ideas you can use immediately in your classroom. Here are 40 recommendations for the best teacher ...
We Are Teachers
The Secret Source of Lost Learning and Educator Burnout
About a week ago, the Washington Post published a stinging essay on the problems with excessive paperwork in medicine. A study of 7,000 physicians ...
15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching
Student-centered teaching is simply the process of teaching with student needs ‘first.’ In 28 Student-Centered Instructional Strategies, we expanded some on ...
More Than Half of Online Learners Want to Change Careers
More than half (53%) of college students enrolled online are doing so to change careers, while 18% are preparing for their first professional job, according ...
Education DIVE
A New Way of Helping Students Pay for College: Give Them Corporate Jobs
On the third floor of a downtown office building, Solomon Kalapala was chatting with a Microsoft customer on one computer screen while troubleshooting the customer’s ...
The Hechinger Report
How to Talk to Someone with Depression
Depression is something that has always been around and most people will experience it at some point in their lives, often without even realising it. If you are ...
Pick the Brain
On Anne Frank's 90th Birthday, Her Childhood Friends Meet With Students in Amsterdam
For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank’s 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam ...
8 Ways To Get Your Teens To Start Investing
How much money would you have if you started investing in your teens? We can’t turn back time but we can turn your teen into an investor. Here are 8 ways to get ...
Students in Tech Say Soft Skills and the Arts Set Them Up for Success
When Dolica Gopisetty was applying for summer internships earlier this year, employers kept telling her that what they valued most in potential hires was strong ...
In 2007-08, about how many of the public school teachers were under age 40?
See the answer below.
Letters to the Editor
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Why Asian Students Outpace their Western Peers
Actually they only keep certain students in class in the ...
Tim Click, Principal, Roosevelt Elementary School, Point Pleasant, WV
What Year Was It?
Statue of Liberty Arrives
What Year
The Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, arrives in New York City's harbor.
The day was Jun 17. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
"You have learned something. That always feels at first as if you had lost something."
H.G. Wells
Trivia Answer
In 2007-08, about how many of the public school teachers were under age 40?
Answer: 44%
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