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"Considering that schools today are busier than ever... they are now prime targets for bad actors and more vulnerable than ever before."
This large Florida school district had been using Gaggle for years, but the student safety platform became even more vital as the district transitioned to online learning.
"Normal" education wasn't working very well for all students before the pandemic. This is an opportunity to create a more equitable, resilient approach to teaching and learning.
COVID-19’s financial risk for teachers and professional staff cannot be ignored. Here's how districts can help them survive the financial burden.
District leaders agree on the top four ideas that will be necessary to successfully educate students amid the current climate of chaos and disruption.
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.
Video-based reflection, and the use of video coaching, is changing the way we facilitate professional development for teachers.
In an unsteady time for educators, a proven solution for reading instruction can make all the difference.
To set yourself and teacher attendees up for success, here are some important things to consider the next time you’re facilitating professional development.
This is an ideal time for school administrators to carefully consider their mitigation strategies to help protect students, teachers, and staff.
I am reminded of a quote by John Dewey, a pragmatist, who said: “If we teach today like we taught our students yesterday, we will rob them of their tomorrow.”
we need to pause, think about why our typical approach may not be effective, and then experiment with a new approach that will likely be uncomfortable at first.