Schools around the U.S. are taking a page from English boarding schools and sorting their students into ‘houses.’ The results? More student engagement, stronger student relationships, and a positive school culture. Not to mention, a dream come true for Harry Potter fans! Read all about this new school management trend and more fun teacher topics in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
Continued teacher strikes across the nation and mounting classroom costs are enough to frustrate teachers and districts alike. Check out this week’s EdNews Round Up, featuring stories about the state of online testing in 2018, why teens should understand their own brains, and how 13 Reasons Why has caused many schools to issue warnings to parents.
Remember when your mom told you comic books would rot your brain? Turns out using the colorful pages of comics can support reading skills by helping students decipher visual cues, as well as words on a page. Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
What do the statewide teacher walkout in Arizona, a research center studying how to turn failure into success, and Schoolhouse Rock all have in common? They’re all featured topics in this week’s EdNews Round Up! Read up on why teacher pay raises can be so tough to win, why there is value in failing, how we will remember the iconic life of Bob Dorough, and more.
A lot has changed in the past 10 years, especially in the classroom. The day-to-day routine of a teacher just isn’t quite the same as it was in 2008, and according to one educator, it’s gotten a lot tougher. Read about 10 problems teachers didn’t deal with a decade ago, along with stories on what principals really think about tech, what time school should start, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
Could teaching the same group of students two years in a row lead to higher test scores? According to a recent study in North Carolina, looping might be the low-cost answer to boosting student achievement. Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
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