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Consider hiring those who lost jobs due to the pandemic. These ‘second act’ teachers add diverse skills and experiences to the district’s educational mix.
The debate over virtual, hybrid or in-person simply might come down to whether schools can open safely
Two school districts, one in need of in-person educators and the other short of remote instructors, can’t just loan teachers to each other, right?
Some administrators keep tabs on the entire community’s social-emotional wellbeing by having their staffs reach out regularly to students and their families via “empathy interviews.”
Non-classroom duties, such as after-school supervision or other activities teachers haven’t volunteered for, are among the leading causes of low K-12 morale.
Teachers' wages continue to lag about 20% behind the earnings of comparable workers, and the gap that has grown significantly over the last two decades.
Administrator support was one of the most important factors in maintaining teacher morale during COVID's disruptions, researchers say.
It may seem counterintuitive, but COVID has so disrupted K-12 education that building leaders and teachers could look at 2020-2021 as their first year in the profession.
Teachers want clarity about expectations, competence in the strategies, and community with each other, says an instructional coach focused on preventing burnout.
Crafting Compliant Parent Notifications to Facilitate Family Engagement provides key entry points to engaging parents and informing them of their children's rights and opportunities in education.
The coalition of nurses, teachers and other support staff in Massachusetts recommend no in-person learning in schools until many issues are addressed or resolved