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As voice-activated devices transition from homes to classrooms, dozens of teachers now lead spelling practice, present history lessons and interact with their students in new ways.
If school districts are sincere about reversing the history of excessive outdoor suspension numbers and re-engaging students that have violated the student code of conduct, there is much to be done.
Superintendent Michael Sander has closed his Ohio district’s achievement gap by making kindergarten full-time, increasing reading scores, revamping summer school for at-risk students, and increasing parent interaction.
As the school psychologist shortage grows, some districts have turned to telehealth to provide mental health care for students.
Many math programs feature a combination of digital, print and hands-on activities for students; provide educators with PD opportunities, such as on-site and video coaching; and generate assessment data to help personalize instruction.