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“It seems like you are getting a lot out of your weekly reflections.” My professor left this note on the reflections he required during my semester of student teaching. He was right – I did get lots of value from the routine. During this first real teaching experience, I received a barrage of information from […]
Educators often hear, “The best PD is just down the hall.” While there’s much to learn from collaborating with colleagues, you can take this saying a step further: “The best PD is in your own classroom.” This saying points to the value of making reflection part of your routine. Reflection is a habit that “allows […]
When administrators in Dodge City, KS, reviewed their student data in 2019, it was clear that literacy, specifically for their English Language Learners (ELLs), needed to be a top priority. With 80% of the district’s 7,000 students identifying as Hispanic/Latino, this was already an area of focus. After receiving funding from a state grant, though, […]
It’s no secret schools are all-in on social-emotional learning. With SEL resources, trainings, and even new roles popping up everywhere. As of 2022, 27 states have adopted SEL competencies for K-12, and all 50 states have adopted them for Pre-K. When you consider the research, the increased focus on SEL is well-supported: When students learn […]
Guilford County needed a flexible, efficient way to support and assess a math curriculum implementation. Kat Stevens is the PreK-12 Director of Math in Guilford County Schools, a district of over 70,000 students and 120 schools in North Carolina. The district’s 27 middle schools recently adopted a new math curriculum with a goal of providing […]
By June 2021, half of American schools were using a hybrid learning model. Since then, schools have invested in hardware and software. Teachers have expanded their tech skills. It’s been a crash course in using tools and talents to stay connected and solve problems, even when apart. Now, administrators are applying the same tools and […]