Is summer breaking America’s schools? How much of their own money does the average teacher spend on school supplies? Did architects from a century ago affect how students learn in your classroom? Can IT departments combat cheating? Find the answer to all these questions and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
There’s been a lot of talk in the national news lately when it comes to school safety. To better understand the people working in this profession and how they see their roles, the Education Week Research Center conducted a nationally representative survey of nearly 400 school resource officers. View their visual data report in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
Move over Steph! Out of the way LeBron! You know who the real MVP is? Math. Just in time for the NBA finals, explore how you can use sports data to spark math and science engagement for your students in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
[Weekly EdNews Round Up] Step Right Up to the Sorting Hat! Student ‘Houses’ Create a Sense of Belonging
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.