Free Download: Learner Profile Survey

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Our Learner Profile is made up of six parts: The Learner Profile Survey (student’s interests/passions). Today, I’m sharing the first piece: the Learner Profile Survey. To download this resource for FREE , just enter your information below and you’ll receive an email with the Learner Profile Survey PDF! FREE Learner Profile Survey Download. At Anastasis Academy , our year begins by building a Learner Profile for every student.

Will new standards improve elementary science education?

The Hechinger Report

Science could be considered the perfect elementary school subject. Most elementary school teachers have little scientific background and many say they feel unprepared to teach the subject well, according to a national survey of science and mathematics education conducted by a North Carolina research firm in 2012. It’s one of three elementary school science curriculums Callahan is helping to pilot now that her district decided to re-commit to elementary science education.

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Will New Standards Improve Elementary Science Education?

MindShift

Science could be considered the perfect elementary school subject. Most elementary school teachers have little scientific background and many say they feel unprepared to teach the subject well, according to a national survey of science and mathematics education conducted by a North Carolina research firm in 2012. It’s one of three elementary school science curriculums Callahan is helping to pilot now that her district decided to re-commit to elementary science education.

Channeling the anti-testing fervor

The Christensen Institute

Federally mandated testing has been one of the major points of discussion in Congress’s efforts this year to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). And a few weeks ago, an article on a survey conducted by the Oregon teachers union last spring to learn Oregon teachers’ opinions regarding annual state assessments observed that, “[s]urvey respondents were overwhelmingly extremely negative in their response to every question.”.

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

Each day we were in remote learning, I sent a daily email with a video message for the community, links to all of our teacher’s daily plans, links to tech-support, and a daily check-in survey so parents could share how remote learning was going in their house.

‘It’s OK to not be OK:’ How One High School Saved Lives with a 34-Question Survey

MindShift

In classrooms around the building, the school’s ninth-graders whizzed through an online mental health survey that would soon deliver real-time data to the group in the conference room. A statewide student health survey given every two years reveals just how prevalent thoughts of suicide are among Colorado youth. The district chose a 34-question screening survey called the BIMAS-2. Cañon City high-schoolers took the survey for the first time last October.

Initial Findings After Implementing Digital Student Portfolios in Elementary Classrooms

Reading By Example

We used three strategies to assess growth from fall to spring: Instructional walk trends, student engagement surveys, and digital student portfolios. Engagement surveys: Reading, specifically self-concept as a reader, the importance of reading, and sharing our reading lives. The reading engagement survey results were messy. The survey itself might not have been intermediate student-friendly. On Saturday, I shared why I was not at ISTE 2016.

COLUMN: Education needs more ambitious women

The Hechinger Report

Based on a survey of nearly 2,000 school superintendents across the United States, the decennial study examines national trends in demographics, professional development, equity and other factors related to superintendents’ working lives. Many men reacted to the choice of Sen.

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The Letter Project: Spreading good to girls through handwritten letters

iLearn Technology

To request letters, just fill out a short survey about the girl you are requesting for. Character Education Classroom Management For Teachers inspiration Middle/High School Primary Elementary Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources Websites anxiety counseling depressed divorce encouragement girls handwritten letters letters lonely looks nervous not for profit request letters sad struggle the letter project trouble finding friends women

The pandemic’s remote learning legacy: A lot worth keeping

The Hechinger Report

The superintendent in Lincoln, Nebraska, says a district survey this past fall found that 10% of parents liked remote learning – pandemic or not.

Parents fighting, teachers crying: Grownup stress is hitting kids hard

The Hechinger Report

The report, based on the months-long “Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development Early Childhood Household Survey ,” indicated these parents worry about delayed screenings for disabilities, cancelled therapies and their children regressing.

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Substitute teacher crisis forces districts to turn to local businesses and recent grads

The Hechinger Report

Even before the coronavirus hit, schools were able to fill only about 54 percent of some 250,000 teacher vacancies each day, according to a survey of more than 2,000 educators released early in 2020 by the EdWeek Research Center. Eleven students were at their desks at Norton Elementary School.

To test or not to test? Educators weigh the value of standardized testing during a pandemic

The Hechinger Report

Kline said she’s confident more students will take the end-of-year tests in March and April, when the city’s elementary schools are scheduled to be open to all students. Students in a third-grade class at a California elementary school participate in silent reading.

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3 practices of resilient teachers during COVID-19

eSchool News

Our team of researchers, all former elementary and secondary teachers who are now teacher educators, saw this as a moment in educational history that had to be captured–and so we asked teachers these questions: What are your top 5 issues?

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Teacher resilience: 3 practices of teachers who toughed it out during remote learning

eSchool News

Our team of researchers, all former elementary and secondary teachers who are now teacher educators, saw this as a moment in educational history that had to be captured–and so we asked teachers these questions: What are your top 5 issues?

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Modernizing student evaluation in 3 steps

eSchool News

The Algoma District School Board (ADSB), located in Ontario, Canada, serves a diverse group of 9,400 students across 39 elementary and 10 secondary schools. In October 2017, we conducted a district-wide (SEF) survey among teachers, and results found that the most urgent learning need was support on assessments. Through our strategic priorities of achievement, well-being and engagement, we seek to graduate confident learners, caring citizens.

Panel Presentations: Connect Students with a Real Audience

Catlin Tucker

When I send home the parent survey (via Google Form) at the start of the school year, I always ask parents if they are interested in lending their expertise and time to be on a panel or assess student work. I find it interesting that most teachers at the secondary level do not ask parents to come into the classroom to help out. I regularly volunteer in my children’s elementary classrooms, but I rarely have parents volunteer to come into my high school class.

Research-backed Success with Social-Emotional Learning

Digital Promise

After taking a deep dive into the California Healthy Kids Survey , we saw alarming results—a trend of students with increased anxiety, students not feeling a sense of belonging, and an increase in chronic sadness. Data also shows an increase in chronic absenteeism resulting from anxiety, most notably at the secondary levels. A strategy wall at Richmond Street Elementary School to help students develop their emotional intelligence skills.

More schools are adding pre-K classrooms. But do principals know how to support them?

The Hechinger Report

In San Antonio, Texas, elementary school principals get hands-on coaching and advice from early childhood experts during visits to pre-K classrooms. A 2015 survey found only 20 percent of early-career principals in schools with pre-K classrooms felt “well-versed” in early ed.

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

EdNews Daily

The Learning Counsel, a leading education research institute and news media hub, announced this year’s National Digital Transition Survey Award winners at its 2019 National Gathering held in Dallas, TX. Key takeaways from the 2019 national survey include: The U.S. By Doug Cauthen.

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How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

In a survey from the International Journal of Education, 97% of teachers reported never or seldom using a flexible curriculum for their students.[2] Guidelines to assist the implementation of differentiated learning activities in South African secondary schools.

No Single Solution: Working Together for Equity at ESEA

MIND Research Institute

Part of the discussion includes updates on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how schools and districts can use these funds to support their students.

#FactFriday: Florida’s AP Student Success

ExcelinEd

Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), “Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey,” 2000-01, 2010-11, 2014-15, and 2015-16. In Florida, 31.7 percent of 2018 public high school graduates scored a 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement (AP) exam during high school, compared to 32.9 percent in Massachusetts and 32.2 percent in Connecticut. The national average is 23.5 percent.

How SEL Can Promote Hard Conversations About Mental Health

Edsurge

They also draw on the Communities That Care survey data, collected over a decade, to measure students’ well-being. This work is made possible through a social-emotional learning survey from Panorama Education and curriculum from Second Step. Panorama's SEL survey gives us the silent data, those emotional warning signs, that in the past students, families, and teachers identified after students had been successful in injuring themselves. Download the Panorama SEL Survey.

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Innovative Partnerships Help to Create Equal Opportunities

edWeb.net

A survey at the end of each school year determines which district organizations have done a great job, and which ones need to improve in specific areas. Dr. Lupita Hightower is the Superintendent of Tolleson Elementary School District in Tolleson, Arizona. By Robert Low.

Teachers in Common-Core States Have Big Say in Choosing Resources, Report Suggests

Marketplace K-12

More than 90 percent of math educators surveyed on the report, for instance, said they either selected or developed their own materials. And many teachers at the elementary level said they used those self-selected or developed materials frequently–at least once a week. Educators at the secondary level also made those choices, but less often, according to the report, released by the RAND Corporation.

OPINION: Investments in child care facilities are critical to building a more equitable system of care

The Hechinger Report

For K-12 public schools, the Government Accountability Office has regularly conducted surveys to determine the condition of facilities, most recently identifying the number and categories of building systems needing updates or replacement.

Pandemic May (Finally) Push Online Education Into Teacher Prep Programs

Edsurge

It’s an opportunity for the future teachers who are enrolled at the college to apply what they learn in class in a practical setting, testing out lesson plans with real elementary students. McGhee, assistant clinical professor of elementary education at Auburn University.

OPINION: ‘We commemorate Juneteenth — why not make that sentiment last all year?’

The Hechinger Report

Students of color are less likely to be given access to accelerated opportunities in secondary schools, and more likely to be placed in remediation when they head to college. It was no wonder,” Knueve says, “when surveys indicated that Black students felt like they didn’t belong.”.

How Teachers Can Just Work 40 Hours a Week?

The CoolCatTeacher

When I asked you about your problems on this year’s reader survey, here was your answer: I’ll keep writing productivity tips for you. There is a group for elementary (K-5) and one for secondary. If you are one of the over forty percent of my readers who said “not enough time” on the reader survey, you should give yourself the gift of being part of this amazing program next year.

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How Brain Research Helped Retool Our School Schedule for Remote Learning

Edsurge

As a research-informed school, we surveyed all our constituencies—teachers, students, parents and caregivers—and a certain alignment emerged. In the fall of 2018 our school made a big shift.

VHS Learning Once Again Earns High Satisfaction Rates from Schools Around the Globe

eSchool News

According to our latest participant surveys, the vast majority of administrators (98%), site coordinators (91%) and teachers (85%) reported satisfaction with their VHS Learning experience.”. Students from schools in 66 countries (up from 44) and 46 U.S.

Data That Educators Need to Reopen Schools Isn’t Coming. So They’re Collecting It Themselves.

Edsurge

Called the COVID-19 School Response Dashboard , it asks elementary and secondary schools and districts throughout the U.S. And it’s what many Zeta families said they wanted when the school surveyed them. “It The sweep of the coronavirus across the U.S.

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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. Nearly a third of high school students surveyed reported persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness, according to the CDC.

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Preparing Teaching Candidates for Blended and Online Environments

Fractus Learning

Elementary, middle grades, and secondary teaching candidates at Lenoir-Rhyne University have the option of pursuing a track in blended or online learning as part of their teacher preparation program. Secondary education majors in Lenoir-Rhyne’s Master of Arts in Teaching program are presented with the opportunity to obtain a graduate certificate in online teaching and instructional design through a combination of coursework and field experiences.