Knowing Where We Are Paves the Way for Change: The Impact of Coaching

A Principal's Reflections

At the conclusion of each day, I submit a detailed report that contains general commendations and recommendations for growth to each school. If I am there for an extended period of time, the district receives a comprehensive report within 24 hours of completing my last school visit.

Here’s the information you need to help you make the better choice in 2020

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We’re less than a year away from the 2020 presidential election; last week we saw seven Democratic presidential candidates participate in a forum dedicated to education issues held in Pittsburgh. I look forward to continuing to write for a better democracy in 2020.

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Universal Skills for Learners: Increasing School Relevancy

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Engagement is strong at the end of elementary school, with nearly three-quarters of fifth-graders (74%) reporting high levels of engagement. Kids are learning – but for way too many it occurs outside of the school environment rather than during school.

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Overcoming security and privacy concerns with e-learning

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It’s important to note that those impressive numbers don’t include remote students at the elementary or high school level. And it’s a lucrative business: There were more than 26,000 reported victims of phishing scams in 2018, who lost upwards of $48 million.

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

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3] Teachers who prioritize teaching emotional intelligence report lower levels of behavioral issues, classroom bullying, and chronic absenteeism.[13] The Elementary School Journal, 2007, 108(2), pp.

El futuro diverso del Medio Oeste estadounidense ya llegó a una escuela de Iowa

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Fotografía: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. Estudiantes de Hunt Arts Elementary School en Sioux City, Iowa, incorporan el arte en todas sus lecciones, una técnica que permite que los estudiantes que aún no dominan el inglés cuenten con diversas formas de expresar sus conocimientos.

Diverse future of the Midwest has already arrived in one Iowan school

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Photo: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. And yet the immigrant experience is still an unusual one in Iowa — a state that holds enormous sway over the 2020 election but looks quite unlike the rest of the U.S. Photo: Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. “I

Home Visits Are Effective. Here’s Why They Still Make Some Teachers Uneasy.

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In the past few years, her concerns about staff safety during home visits have increased as she has heard more reports of violent crime in the rural county. None experienced violence during home visits, though some reported that catcalls or other small acts of intimidation were common.

STUDENT VOICE: Black boys need the guidance and mentorship of black male teachers

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Another way to quantify inequality inside colleges

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caption here Chart from "Understanding Equity Gaps in College Graduation," Urban Institute, January 2020. “ Understanding Equity Gaps in College Graduation ” was written by Erica Blom and Tomas Monarrez at the Urban Institute and published in January 2020.

‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

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Photo: Rory Doyle for The Hechinger Report. White students account for less than 5 percent of enrollment in these districts, according to a Hechinger Report analysis of state data. Photo: Rory Doyle for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Rory Doyle for The Hechinger Report.

She gave up on public schools that rejected her bold ideas a decade ago. Now she’s back.

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This story about innovative school was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. appeared first on The Hechinger Report. Sign up for the Future of Learning newsletter.

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Why a high-performing district is changing everything with competency-based learning

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Avery Bencal is a fourth grader at Winthrop Elementary School in Melrose, Massachusetts. Photo: Tara García Mathewson/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Tara García Mathewson/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Tara García Mathewson/The Hechinger Report.

Yeehaw! JiJi Shares New ST Math with Texas Educators

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JiJi—ST Math’s lovable penguin mascot—was so excited to join Texas educators during the week of February 3rd at TCEA 2020 , one of the nation’s leading edtech conferences. February 4, 2020. February 4, 2020. February 4, 2020.

Challenging the tried-and-true, to serve a younger generation of students

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The Hechinger Report is collaborating with The New York Times to produce Bulletin Board, page 2 of the Times ’ s education supplement, Learning. Biochemistry can be elementary. Both groups reported higher levels of engagement and participation after the furniture swap.

‘We’re stronger than we’ve ever been’: A Mississippi district shows that integrated schools pay off

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Like the district it left behind, Pearl was required to abide by a desegregation order and to report regularly the racial makeup of its schools. When Pearl launched, students were initially zoned for elementary school according to their neighborhood.

New Advocacy Campaign Calls for Banning Facial Recognition on College Campuses.

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and abroad, largely for purposes of surveillance and security, as the Financial Times reported last fall.

This College Program Wants to Help Schools Use Technology With Intention

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Teachers themselves report a lack of confidence using technology tools in the classroom. With 99 percent of U.S. schools accessing high-speed broadband, and devices all but ubiquitous in the classroom, the question is no longer whether teachers and students are using technology, but how.

Longer road to the B.A. for many black students

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The education black students receive in elementary, middle and high schools may affect their ability to persist in college, says Natasha Warikoo, an expert on race and higher education. for many black students appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

How play is making a comeback in Kindergarten

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Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

Making every lesson a STEM lesson

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The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. In recent years while reporting on early ed, I’ve seen an influx of districts and communities incorporating STEM learning into the early years.

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STUDENT VOICE: Growing up Buddhist in Kentucky

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And while I now know that most of the people around me are mature enough (or don’t really care enough) not to treat me differently because of my religion, from kindergarten to almost the end of elementary school, it was something that I was scared to tell others.

Some colleges start to confront a surprising reason students fail: Too many choices

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Photo: Maria Alejandra Cardona for The Hechinger Report. These students are increasingly the children of parents who helicoptered them through elementary, middle and high school or who didn’t go to college themselves and can’t provide much help with it.

The Secret to Chromebook Management for Schools

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However, some elementary schools prefer that homeroom teachers hand out the Chromebooks in class. One batch can be placed in an elementary school on the east end of the city and the other batch can be in the elementary school near the water.

STUDENT VOICE: Don’t call me ‘Indian’ — A line of strong Ojibwe women inspired my journey to college

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Whether it was from elementary school teachers, elderly white neighbors or history textbooks, the label has always defined me. This story about tribal students was produced was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The post STUDENT VOICE: Don’t call me ‘Indian’ — A line of strong Ojibwe women inspired my journey to college appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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Where education systems stumble, grassroots groups step in to raise success rates

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Photo: Fred Salinas for The Hechinger Report. We didn’t look at college graduation rates until business and industry started saying, ‘This isn’t working for us.’ ” Photo: Fred Salinas for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Fred Salinas for The Hechinger Report.

4 Steps to Building a Great Customer Experience in Your School

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Similarly, in the 2019 State of K-12 Customer Experience Report from K12 Insight , researchers found that building trust is the most important foundation for a successful community relationship. Anna Salone has spent time as a classroom teacher at the elementary school level.

2 Big Teachers Unions Call For Rethinking Student Involvement In Lockdown Drills

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” There are reports, Watts says, of drills getting “over the top” with things like teachers being shot with pellet guns. And yet, the school security industry is worth a reported $3 billion. ” Copyright 2020 NPR.

How More Teachers are Being Trained in the Science of Reading

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Hannah Hughes is playing a game with a group of second graders at Johnson Elementary School in Kingsport, Tennessee, who are still working on their reading skills. And a new report suggests that her students’ future reading success might rely, in part, to that training. .

Privilege for the poor: Farming giant gives back — to its workers children

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Photo: Alfonso Serrano for The Hechinger Report. We support our students from the beginning of elementary school in what it means to have families be college ready.”. Groups of students at the Wonderful College Prep Academy in Lost Hills rotate for 1-on-1 time with the instructor.

Why Focusing On Adult Learning Builds A School Culture Where Students Thrive

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Monte Vista Elementary School. Monte Vista Elementary was a clear outlier in the district from survey responses. They heard the reports from leaders each week about what strategies worked well and which ones didn’t.

#AskExcelinEd: What do families want for their children’s education?

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The General Assembly shall provide for a system of free public elementary and secondary schools for all children of school age throughout the Commonwealth, and shall seek to ensure that an educational program of high quality is established and continually maintained.

50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games

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50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games ABCya - A great site for games and mobile apps for elementary students. Fuel the Brain - A wonderful site to learn elementary skills such as: Math, Science, and Reading.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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S ocial Justice Books (by Teaching for Change): A highly recommended resource for preschool and elementary school educators, this list of books intersects with all kinds of important cultural and social issues and will help students build perspective.

News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Fact-Checking and Critical-Thinking Skills Journalists -- and the news literate -- should have an obsession with establishing, verifying, and reporting facts. Student Reporting Labs Curriculum (by PBS NewsHour): 10 project-based lessons focusing on journalism and media production.