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Little Falls City School District’s standards-based Engineering by Design program strives to build students’ resilience while developing their real-life problem-solving skills.
Many states and districts are facing unprecedented teacher shortages. As a result, many have implemented or are expanding existing programs that offer alternative routes to licensure or certification for those […]
A small but growing number of states are requiring school districts to provide recess. Pending legislation in Massachusetts would require schools to provide at least 20 minutes of daily recess […]
Here are lists of states that require recess in elementary schools and that require general and physical activity. States that require recess in elementary school Connecticut: 20 minutes of supervised […]
The best administrators I’ve seen in my career all have a burning desire to succeed, and they relish a new challenge. The need for a strong and motivated leader is […]
Fourteen teachers in Utah’s Ogden School District reached the classroom via a nontraditional, perhaps looser route. Rather than attend a teaching college and earning the standard credentials, they leveraged their […]
Illinois has revamped state education funding to provide extra support to economically challenged K12 districts. Evidence-based funding, which goes into effect in 2018, considers each district’s needs and local funding […]
De Anza Academy of Technology and the Arts is a high-achieving magnet school with project-based and collaborative-learning environments and makerspaces. A few years ago, however, De Anza, part of Ventura […]
Talk about using primary sources to drive students’ content knowledge and build critical-thinking skills. I’m a huge proponent of using primary sources to support social studies instruction. Primary sources make […]
Superintendent Curtis Cain, whose students in the Wentzville School District in Missouri follow the Project Lead the Way curriculum, have brought CTE education to life through projects such as creating […]
Gone are the days when a mechanic can pop the hood of a car, take a look around and figure out what to do. Today’s auto shop graduates use diagnostic […]
Can exercise boost our effectiveness as leaders? Science supports the importance of exercise, especially for leaders. Proof abounds on the internet and in magazines. Have you made the connection yet? […]