Sun.Jul 07, 2019

5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tired teachers need strategies to stay refreshed and feel good. Today, we talk about battling burnout. This week we are counting down the top episodes of 2019.

The Path to Efficacy

A Principal's Reflections

Organizations, schools, and districts that are successful all lead with efficacy in mind. The same can be said for teachers and administrators who can effectively implement ideas and strategies in ways that result in improved learner outcomes.

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What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

The Hechinger Report

Juliet Basinger, a rising seventh grader at Laing Middle School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, demonstrates the capabilities of a drone she built in the school’s Fab Lab. Photo: Stephanie Strom for The Hechinger Report. PLEASANT, S.C.

Knowing Your Students As Individuals to Help Them Grow Forward

The Principal of Change

Elisabeth Bostwick , author of “ Take the LEAP; Ignite a Culture of Innovation ,” recently shared this post on “behavior charts.”

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

To smooth transitions from home to prek to kinder, states must invest in every aspect of early ed

The Hechinger Report

(Left to right) Shenandoah Cochran, 34, and her children Shenabelle Pearson, 3, and Daniel Pearson, 5, welcome Daniel’s preschool teachers Audrey Persinger and Terri Webb for a home visit. Photo: Peggy Barmore for The Hechinger Report. LEWISBURG, W.Va.

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OPINION: Higher education must not leave working families behind

The Hechinger Report

The promise of education in America is a promise of opportunity. A promise that education — especially higher education — can offer a pathway to the middle class and an opportunity to build a successful life for yourself, your children and your grandchildren.

What Does ‘Career Readiness’ Look Like in Middle School?


This story about career readiness was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for the Hechinger newsletter. PLEASANT, S.C.

Let’s Be Summer Rested, Fall Fresh Co-Teachers


Teaching coach and NBCT Elizabeth Stein shows how to create a space that will keep co-teachers learning together throughout the rest of summer, concentrating on what we can do to refresh ourselves AND continue improving and learning in preparation for a productive fall. Summer Growth Two Teachers in the Room Elizabeth Stein improvement journaling organization reframing concerns Self-Care Summer two teachers in the room

Everything Teachers Need to Know to Make The Best of Google Drive in Their Instruction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A huge number of emails we receive from our readers are queries about different features in Google Drive. And while we have extensively covered Google Drive functionalities in several posts more

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.