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3 key strategies for district leaders to build a resilient educator workforce

April 10, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Teachers matter more to student achievement than any other aspect of schooling. Research shows that “when it comes to student performance on reading and math tests, teachers are estimated to have two to three times the effect of any other […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

We Know How Much Planning Time Teachers Get on Average. Is It Enough?

March 14, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

Given the amount of planning time he has each day, along with the assistance of an AI-powered app, Robert can easily turn a hard copy reading passage and questions into an interactive quiz for the students in his elementary classroom. […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Why Early Childhood Teachers Require a Unique Approach to Tech Coaching

February 27, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In my role as a technology specialist — or tech coach — at an elementary school, I support teachers of students in pre-K through second grade and I often hear comments like these. It makes sense. The early childhood teachers […]


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Why Schools Need a Social Worker for Teachers

January 26, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

I’ve been a school social worker for the last 15 years, so I am acutely aware of our nation’s mounting youth mental health crisis. I know that robust mental health and social-emotional support for students are non-negotiable in education and […]


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School safety concerns are on the rise as classrooms open

August 23, 2023

Via: eSchool News

More than half of teachers and parents are more worried about school safety than in previous years, according to the 2023 K-12 School Safety Report from Motorola Solutions, which captured sentiments from 1,000 K-12 parents and 1,000 K-12 educators across […]


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New school year stretches budgets for districts, teachers and families

August 23, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

For school districts, stocking up for the new school year is a methodical process that occurs months in advance. For teachers, it’s a thoughtful analysis of what can be reused, donated, borrowed or bought. For families, getting materials could include […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

3 strategies to optimize virtual learning in special education

August 8, 2023

Via: eSchool News

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), K-12 public schools faced significant teacher shortages in 2022, with nearly half reporting vacancies. Special education was one of the areas hit hardest, with 45 percent of schools needing to fill […]


Education Tech

How Augmented Reality Helps Teachers Reach More Students

June 2, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

Augmented reality (AR) continues to gain importance in our everyday lives. In the classroom, AR technology can enhance learning by providing students with interactive and immersive experiences, improving their understanding of complex concepts and enabling them to apply their knowledge […]


Editorial

Housing Could Become a Crucial Issue for Teachers in 2023

May 21, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question that inflation and other current economic issues are now impacting most Americans, and teachers are no exception. In fact, the current financial difficulties teachers face may be contributing to the teacher shortages in the US. Additionally, […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How to stave off teacher burnout with PD

February 22, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Survey after survey confirms teachers feel stressed and burned out. Nearly 75 percent of teachers experience frequent job-related stress, compared to just a third of working adults. More than half of teachers have considered leaving the profession earlier than originally […]


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How Hollywood Stereotypes About Teachers Stifle Learning

February 7, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

Hollywood often features classroom scenes that depict a highly glamorized version of teaching. These scenes are particularly noticeable to Jessamyn Neuhaus, who is both a professor who teaches courses about popular culture and the director of the Center of Teaching […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 innovative ways to help teachers feel engaged and valued

January 17, 2023

Via: eSchool News

How can administration and leaders help the education profession be enhanced and valued, and why does this matter? Insights About Teachers’ Work 1. Use respectful language when talking with and about teachers. Whether you are an administrator or active community […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways teachers can drive student growth

January 13, 2023

Via: eSchool News

When I ask educators if they have heard of the term “growth mindset,” many will raise their hands or nod they have. However, when I ask educators to define what it means to have a growth mindset, I often get […]


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School Counselor of the Year Reflects on What Students and Teachers Lost and Gained in 2022

January 4, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

Over the past two years, most of us have lost the certainty in everyday life that we once knew and perhaps took for granted. In addition to the loss of certainty and routine, many of us have experienced loss in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers can’t keep up with the need for SEL

December 16, 2022

Via: eSchool News

While teachers know their students need help developing social emotional skills, they rarely have time or adequate training to focus on them in the classroom, according to a survey from ReadTheory, an edtech company that helps students build reading comprehension […]


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Anxiety higher for teachers than healthcare, office workers during pandemic

November 15, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The study did not examine reasons for teachers’ high anxiety levels. However, co-author Joseph Kush, an assistant psychology professor at James Madison University, said one theory is that healthcare workers are more experienced in working under extreme conditions. There also […]


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Hey teachers–what is your ‘why?’

November 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

More than half of the teachers in the US are seriously considering leaving the profession earlier than planned. A number of factors have led to this, including Covid-19 learning interruptions, lack of resources and support for teachers, and more. Right […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Are Two Teachers Better Than One?

September 13, 2022

Via: Education Next

For nearly 50 years, special education law has mandated that students with disabilities be served in the “least restrictive environment” possible. This often takes the form of an inclusive classroom, or a general education classroom where students with disabilities learn […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to prepare new teachers for virtual learning

September 12, 2022

Via: eSchool News

While the pandemic accelerated the demand for virtual learning, it’s clear that online pedagogy is now an integral part of an educator’s toolbox. As part of this shift to hybrid or virtual learning models, today’s educators face a new set […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Minneapolis Public Schools sued over union contract’s protections for teachers of color

August 29, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Conservative foundation Judicial Watch is suing Minneapolis Public Schools on behalf of a community taxpayer over part of the district’s 2021-2023 agreement with its teacher union that is meant to protect minority teachers from seniority firing practices. The contract gives […]