Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

She has authored three books on how to integrate technology into the elementary music classroom. She is the recipient of the 2005 TI:ME Teacher of the Year, 2016 NJ Master Music Teacher, 2016 Governor’s Leader in Arts Education, and the 2017 NJ Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Awards. ” The post Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Augmented Reality Lessons You Can Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Additionally, Mitch co-founded Academic Business Advisors in 2005, to help organizations reach teachers and students in the US. If you are at all interested in what Mitch did before 2005, buy him a glass of wine and ask.


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How to Talk About Sustainability In Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Some of the ice caps she studied in 2005 are now completely gone. Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Science Teachers Society and Ethics Teachers Thought Leader Thursday

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PROOF POINTS: Slim research evidence for summer school

The Hechinger Report

One of the most rigorous summer school studies looked at an unnamed Northeastern city that made summer school mandatory to elementary school children who failed year-end tests.

PROOF POINTS: New study shows controversial post-Katrina school reforms paid off for New Orleans

The Hechinger Report

Paul Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a nonpartisan research group, noted that students missed wildly different amounts of education after New Orleans schools closed abruptly in August 2005.

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Rural schools have a teacher shortage. Why don’t people who live there, teach there?

The Hechinger Report

This school year, with the pandemic making it even harder to import teachers from elsewhere, education leaders in the state issued the highest number of emergency waivers — 122 — for unlicensed teachers to work in classrooms since at least 2005.

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An Illinois district proved gifted programs can be racially diverse

The Hechinger Report

Several Hispanic and Black families, represented by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, filed a federal class-action suit in 2005 that accused the district of discriminating against Hispanic students in school assignments, school closures and ELL services.

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The ‘Katrina-to-Covid Class’: How the coronavirus era affects New Orleans students more acutely

The Hechinger Report

These students trace their earliest memories to 2005. Trevianne and her four older siblings had planned to wait out the 2005 storm in their parents’ home in St. When she was attending first grade at Willie Smith Elementary in Violet, her mom died.

Climate change threatens America’s ragged school infrastructure

The Hechinger Report

And when Lyon helped knock down the former Seward Middle School in 2005, he said the wooden beams were so rotted he could push a pencil through them. Elementary to High School climate change Funding Local News Fellowship Rural schools The West

Why decades of trying to end racial segregation in gifted education haven’t worked

The Hechinger Report

On a crisp day in early March, two elementary school gifted and talented classes worked on activities in two schools, three miles and a world apart. Jolly wrote in 2005. Olmsted should stop cordoning off one-third of its elementary seats for nongifted neighborhood students.

Getting rid of gifted programs: Trying to teach students at all levels together in one class

The Hechinger Report

More than 30 years ago, Rockville Centre began a gradual but determined effort to do away with gifted classes in its elementary schools as well as many of the tracked classes at the middle and high schools. This trend intensified when, in 2005, D.C.

‘They’re so weary’: Louisiana teachers recover from back-to-back hurricanes during the pandemic

The Hechinger Report

Tiffany Guillory was a student at McNeese State University in Lake Charles when Hurricane Rita hit in 2005. Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School News The South Mental health and trauma online learning teachers

How Parents and Teachers Can Teach Empathy and Empowerment in the Aftermath of Tragedy

The CoolCatTeacher

Mazza’s innovative work has been written about in fifteen books since 2005. All Grades All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation Parents Social Emotional Learning TeachersJoe Mazza on episode 201 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

What Educational Leadership Looks Like Today with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe holds a BA in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from St. He was also a school counselor and high school coach prior to taking on an elementary principal position in 2005.

Shapegrams: Grab-and-Go Google Drawings Lessons

Shake Up Learning

I taught fifth-graders at College View Elementary School. In 2001 I had a one-to-one classroom with Palm Pilots, and in 2005 I started one of the first podcasts from an elementary school.

Becoming A No Bullying Champion

Battelle for Kids

In 2005, Yale professor Walter Gilliam, shocked anyone listening that 3 year-olds were being expelled at 3 times the rate of children in kindergarten through grade twelve. Over 3 million elementary and secondary school students are suspended a year, and 28% of middle and high school students report being bullied at school. July 8, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 8, Number 5. Driving Question: When and where do new teachers learn about the bully's?

What You Can Do to Bring Emotional Intelligence Lessons into the Classroom


Five-Minute Mindfulness Meditation : This age-appropriate meditation teaches elementary students how to clear their minds and focus on the present. 2005, Child Development, 76(5), pp. The Elementary School Journal, 2007, 108(2), pp.

5 Ways Online Learning Can Open Doors For All Students

EdNews Daily

I had the chance to chat with Dr. Samuel Bennett from SEU to learn more about his experience working with students who are working on their Master’s in Elementary Education through their online program. My police partner saw how I interacted with children and encouraged me to seek an elementary teaching position. In 1985, I started teaching 6th grade at Toccoa Elementary and moved back to Florida, where I continued my elementary teaching at Garner Elementary in Winter Haven.

The Power of Podcasts for Learning: Listening, Creating, Sharing, and Growth – SULS0127

Shake Up Learning

Apple introduced podcasting in 2005 with the popularity of its iPods. 18 Best Podcasts for Kids in Elementary, Middle, and High School. While in 2005 this project took more time than it would now, Kasey still hears about the positive impact it had on her students from that year. .

The 7 Key Elements of eSpark’s Theory of Learning


2005). Mathematics Growth in Early Elementary School: The Roles of Beginning Knowledge, Student Engagement, and Instruction. The Elementary School Journal, 108(2), 115–130. Implementing a Schoolwide Literacy Framework: Improving Achievement in Urban Elementary Schools.

How Parent Empowerment Can Change Your Classroom for the Better


Teachers College Record, October 2005, 107(10), pp. Parent Involvement and Children’s Academic and Social Development in Elementary School.

How to Prevent the Summer Slide and Help Reduce Educational Inequality


8] Before school gets out for the summer, connect parents with guided reading activities and summer learning programs for elementary students. Scholastic Instructor, May 2005, 114(8), pp. Limiting the Academic Summer Slide for Urban Elementary School Students.

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Want to Rethink Education After COVID-19? Creative Solutions Mean Taking More Risks


In 2005, Hurricane Katrina literally washed away the New Orleans public school system. More problematic, these issues also include how to educate students who cannot learn online, such as students with special needs, English language learners and early elementary children.

How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences


Avoid using educational jargon, which can confuse parents who aren’t as familiar with elementary teaching terms.[7]. School Community Journal, 2005, 15(1), pp. Journal of Instructional Psychology, March 2005, 32(1), pp. National Association of Elementary School Principals. The first few months of school pass by so quickly. Before you know it, parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner.

Gale Launches New Accredited Online Adult High School Program to Public Libraries

eSchool News

Additionally, Excel Adult High School is a candidate for accreditation the Middle States Association on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CES). Excel High School is a nonpublic school headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, and has been in operation since 2005.

Fun With GIS 196: Esri ConnectED Showcase


Since 2005, LCPS had participated in the Geospatial Semester program (through James Madison University) , teaching GIS to hundreds of high school seniors (and even juniors) through a project-based approach. But 35 elementary schools fed data to the district’s Project Daffodil, examining relationships between weather and plants. Esri joined President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative in May 2014, offering a billion dollars worth of learning resources and teacher support.

Celebrating ConnectED’s Achievements Toward Transforming Education

Digital Promise

Beginning in fall 2014, the students and teachers at Burbank Elementary School in Hayward, California, embarked on a new and ambitious program to integrate arts across the curriculum. Hoang co-leads Burbank’s partnership with Turnaround Arts: California , a signature program of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities that seeks to advance education in a select group of elementary and middle schools in the state.

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Michigan School Administrators’ Journey Toward Increased Equity and Inclusion

She has served as an elementary teacher, elementary assistant principal, elementary principal, director of curriculum, director of school services, transportation director, assistant superintendent of achievement and five years as the superintendent of Redford Union School District No.

Making MAKEing More Inclusive

User Generated Education

Maker education spaces can be as large as full high school workshops with high-tech tools, or as small and low-tech as one corner of an elementary classroom. In an analysis of every MAKE magazine cover since the first issue in 2005–36 in all–Buechley found that the photos portrayed a “very narrow definition” of Maker activities.

How Kids Learn Better By Taking Frequent Breaks Throughout The Day


After these shorter recesses, students appeared to be more focused in the classroom (Pellegrini, 2005). public elementary school to explore the relationship between recess timing and attentiveness in the classroom. They also found that the children were less focused when the timing of the break was delayed—or in other words, when the lesson dragged on (Pellegrini, 2005). Excerpted from Teach Like Finlan d: 33 Simple Strategies For Joyful Classrooms (c) 2017 by Timothy D.

Holiday Hugs from Buncee: Share Love and Spread Magic


Between the years of 2005 and 2006, I spent many days at MD Anderson with my mother while she was undergoing surgery and receiving treatment for stage 4 Ovarian Cancer. I didn’t know then that the last Christmas I would spend with my mother would be in 2005. This year is her 4th year as a campus coach, and she loves calling Keenan Elementary her home. For many of us, the holidays will bring smiles and joy to us as we spend time with family and friends.

African-American boys who tell better stories as preschoolers may learn to read more quickly

The Hechinger Report

Her previous research had found that strong oral narrative skills in preschool predicted better reading comprehension in elementary school for African-American children, though not for white, Hispanic or Asian children. She was also surprised to find that early oral narrative skills affected the speed with which reading skills increased in elementary school. “We They were tracked from the age of about 8 months until they finished sixth grade in 2005.

“Learning how to use tools is not an age barrier between digital natives and digital immigrants, but a mindset barrier between fixed and growth mindsets.” – James Yanuzzelli, USA

Daily Edventures

Educational background: Bachelor’s in history/education in 2005 from Kean University. Favorite childhood memory: Meeting my best friend in elementary school, who eventually became my wife (and is still my best friend). James Yanuzzelli. Technology Integration Specialist. Old Bridge Township Public Schools. New Jersey, USA. MrYanuzzelli. For MIE Expert Jim Yanuzzelli, the “why” of learning is every bit as important as the “what.”

The cost of not investing rural high speed Internet: Why one school upgraded to fiber

Education Superhighway

Jim Beasley’s mission to upgrade Llano Independent School District’s network began when he first started working there in 2005. Online testing: Every year, Jim had to ask the elementary school students to stop using online math tutorials during statewide high school and middle school mandated testing periods. His biggest barrier to getting rural high speed internet?

Women’s History Month should have a place for teachers

The Hechinger Report

Approximately 77 percent of the more than 3,827,000 teachers in public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Approximately 77 percent of the more than 3,827,000 teachers in public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Between 2005 and 2017, public schools in the U.S. Mary McLeod Bethune with a group of students after resigning as President of Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1943. Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images.