Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

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Yet, there is hope: over 96% of elementary school teachers view culturally responsive teaching as important when working with diverse students.[7] Picture books for early elementary students: Drawn Together by Minh Lê, illustrated by Dan Santat. December 2003.

Preparing Young Students for Home Row Keyboarding: An Unplugged Approach

Ask a Tech Teacher

If students wait to receive formal instruction in secondary grades they may already have too many bad habits engrained ( Bartholome ,1998). Besides, we want our children to communicate with digital effectiveness in elementary school! Utah State University, 2003) is an elementary educator. I’ve long been intrigued by the physical keyboards teachers and homeschoolers use to introduce keyboarding to the youngest typists.

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Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Schools that foster trust among parents, teachers, and school leaders are more likely to see academic improvement than schools that do little or fail to foster trust ( Bryk and Schneider, 2003 ). In a randomized controlled experiment of 78 secondary school teachers and 2,237 students, MTP-S improved teacher-student interactions and increased students’ performance on standardized tests by nine percentile points (Allen et al., This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund follows the same formula as Title I, so it can be used to help bridge the digital divide for students from low-income families. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Counseling kids during the coronavirus: A tough job made even tougher

The Hechinger Report

The extreme scarcity of counselors in Arizona, especially in elementary schools, puts students there at particular risk. Janine Menard works as a counselor at Sheely Farms Elementary, which enrolls about 750 students from pre-K through eighth grade in the Phoenix suburb of Tolleson.

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U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

For each of the three primary (equity-focused) federal educational technology programs authorized by Congress since the passage of the 1994 revision to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), below I provide details on the programs’: legislative authorization (i.e., FY 2003 $700,500,000. The Effectiveness of Educational Technology: Issues and Recommendations for the National Study (Mathematica Policy Research, 2003). On November 22, 1996, U.S.

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

The problem is that many American elementary schools aren’t doing that. ” But this research hasn’t made its way into many elementary school classrooms. So in 2015, he assigned Harper to visit all of Bethlehem’s elementary schools and find out how children were being taught to read. Harper went to a professional development day at one of the district’s lowest-performing elementary schools. she was an elementary school teacher.

Many Hispanic students never have a teacher who looks like them

The Hechinger Report

Students who share racial and/or gender characteristics with their teachers tend to report higher levels of personal effort, happiness in class, feeling cared for, student-teacher communication, post-secondary motivation, and academic engagement.”. And Anna Egalite, an education professor at North Carolina State University, found similar effects for black elementary school students in Florida matched with black teachers.

Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

Each year, districts and schools were rated based on whether their elementary school kids performed better than the prior year’s students in math and English. Oregon is ahead of the curve nationally, having delved into the method in 2003. Brian Stack is the principal of Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston, N.H. Photo: Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report.

NCLB’s legacy: As the ESSA era begins, have policymakers, educators learned from the past?

The Hechinger Report

President Bush promotes his “No Child Left Behind” education agenda during a visit to Kirkpatrick Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., 8, 2003. To be sure, ongoing ill will over NCLB influenced the bitter, drawn-out negotiations over the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which became ESSA (NCLB was also a reauthorization of the 1965 act).

Busting Stereotypes: A Homeschool-Public School Partnership That Works

MindShift

The appeal of home schooling has grown over the past decade — between 2003 and 2012, the percentage of students who are homeschooled grew from 2.2 Elementary school is cheaper to operate and most can do so on state funds with some left over, said recently retired Berrien Springs Superintendent Jim Bermingham, who started the partnership. In many districts those savings are pumped into secondary instruction, which is more expensive to provide.

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He obtained a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1961. The Kalamazoo Promise provides four year post-secondary scholarships for every graduating high school student in Kalamazoo the Promise has been the catalyst for educational reform and area economic/community development. From 1990 to 1996 he served as co-director for a Kellogg Foundation project dealing with the restructuring of a secondary school in Kalamazoo.

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

The Hechinger Report

Closing that gap and getting kids to continue their training after high school is especially important here: 74 percent of jobs will require post-secondary education by 2020. Nationwide, AVID trains 70,000 educators yearly to provide academic and social support to low-income, first-generation students from elementary school through college.

OPINION: Trump’s Justice Dept. “would better serve students by focusing on legitimate threats to students’ civil rights”

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the high court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School ’s Grutter v. The Southern Poverty Law Center found that the largest number of incidents took place in higher education institutions and elementary and secondary schools. Last week, the idea of a potential move by the U.S.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Julene also works with Suumu Secondary School and Roots & Shoots in Tanzania. Brandon holds degrees from the State University of New York at Fredonia in elementary education, curriculum and instruction, and educational administration. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

Rather than regulating content on the Web writ large, it opted to restrict what schools and libraries that receive federal funding – through the Library Services and Technology Act, Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Act, the Museum and Library Services Act, or E-rate – could allow people to view online. The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution.