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Scott Sterling is a former English teacher who worked in Title I middle and high schools in St. Petersburg, Florida who is now a freelance writer who focuses on education. He is also a stay-at-home dad to his 4-year-old daughter Lily, who will soon be starting her own educational journey.
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Teachers tend not to have much input on testing these days (otherwise, the last decade would have looked a lot different), so the best an educator can do is help support students as they run through this examination gauntlet. Here are things to keep in mind.
Thursday March 14 is every math geek’s favorite holiday—Pi Day! It’s hard to get students to consider a career in math due to its difficulty. They may think mathematics is not the path to fame and fortune, but that couldn’t be further from the truth for these celebrities and history-makers that made their mark outside the world of formulas and integers.
[Weekly Inspiration] International Women’s Day, Malala, and Progress In Providing a Quality Education to Every Girl in the World
Friday the 8th is International Women’s Day, a time for celebrating the accomplishments of women around the world while still remembering that there is still much work to do, particularly in the ar
Giving students ownership of their own data study practices is a proven way to foster engagement in the learning process and establish greater trust throughout the school. Here are ways to implement a data study program that can help any student grow.
We’ve now reached crunch time. You and your students have gone through most of your curriculum and are now tying up the loose ends before state testing begins. It may feel as though the students’ success is out of your hands, but there still are some ways to get the most out of the month before pencils start bubbling in answers (or laptops are opened).
One of the more fascinating discussions at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2019 in Orlando last month was centered on educational leadership, specifically what tech-savvy administrators do to advance their schools and districts. The panel discussion, hosted by international consultant Matt Harris and featuring thought leaders Alex Inman, Jianli Jiao, and Sonny Magana, included some unexpected ideas that any administrator can take to heart.