A high-school robotics team, the “Rogue Robotics T
Although more money and better working conditions may help, many teachers who are considering leaving the profession are more interested in growing as professionals, collaborating, and making a broader effect on their schools and districts. Here are five ideas on how to bring those changes about in your own school.
Two decades after the national tragedy that occurred at Columbine, 17 principals who experienced school gun violence first hand have banded together to form a network of support. Read all about this story, how the national school nurse shortage could lead to school grants, the latest on the College Admissions Scandal, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
Over the school year (or the years you have been teaching out of the same classroom), you’ve probably accumulated quite a lot of stuff. Now sounds like the perfect opportunity to do some green cleaning! If you’re ready to celebrate Earth Day and declutter your classroom, check out these four Earth-friendly classroom cleaning tips!
Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Connie Yearwood about her elementary school’s implementation of Edmentum programs, and she dropped more than a few teaching truth bombs that really resonated with us. Here are a few words of wisdom that we wanted to share with you to inspire, motivate, and encourage you.
In honor of all the educators who inspire us, we would like to share a few soundbites from this year’s crop of Edmentum Educator of the Year Award contest nominees. This contest is currently underway, so it’s not too late to nominate an educator you know (or, it can even be you!) who’s doing amazing things for students. Read on for reminders of why you probably became a teacher in the first place, and what inspires you to do this great work everyday!
Talk about a food fight! A group of six states and Washington, D.C., are suing the Trump administration over the rollback of school lunch nutritional standards requiring schools to serve students healthier meals. Read this story, as well as the latest in the college admissions scandal, a report on class Instagram accounts, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
Last summer, Edmentum rolled out video conferencing software, powered by Zoom, for all of our EdOptions Academy students and educators and it’s been a game-changer. EdOptions Academy teachers have always prioritized relationship building, but the ability to easily connect via video is helping deepen student-teacher connections, improve teachers’ ability to provide intervention, and allow students to more quickly and fully get their questions answered.