The summer may be drawing to a close, but you still have some time to catch up on new ideas or refresh yourself on the things you can do to start the new school year smoothly. Here are some great resources to help you:
As we gear up for the return of the school year, it is easy for much preparation to be spent addressing the physical components of a school and/or classroom (Is the classroom decorated? Do we have enough desks? Is the school presentable?), rather than designing
I sincerely hope that anyone reading this had a wonderful and relaxing break over the holiday season filled with special moments with family and friends. I’ve come to realize that is not likely the reality for many of our kids and I know that as we
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Education for a New Generation of Learners
I have one complaint about this book – its title. The word “new” in the title may be confusing enough to discourage veteran teachers from reading it, even assuming the publisher and author
This past month I facilitated groups who were getting ready for the school year, getting ready to go off to their first staff meetings, department meetings, district meetings. They were excited and readying themselves for the ‘beginning of school.’ They were also ‘steeling themselves’ for
The beginning of school year has always been the reason for both excitement and—yes, I’ll admit it—a bit of dread for me. Of course, it holds so much promise. Teachers have new creative ideas up their sleeves. Students walk in the front doors with high
I sincerely hope that anyone reading this had a wonderful and relaxing summer break filled with many opportunities to be with family and friends. I’ve come to realize that is not likely the reality for many of our kids, and I know that as we
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Companies valuing innovation are on the rise, therefore, it is our responsibility as educators to prepare our students for the future they will face. I recently read an article published in the Harvard Business Review titled, You Need an Innovation
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How many of us have sat through pointless or less-than-informational parent-teacher conferences? It often goes a little something like this: Mom asks, “How is Jeff doing in your class? I see he earned a “C,” and I
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Student Voice by Russ Quaglia and Mickey Corso
Sure, you may be listening to