There comes a point when a district has done all it can to prepare students for end-of-year testing, but that time is the morning before the test.
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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It’s a costly proposition to provide gifts for 100+ members of staff during the holidays or Teacher Appreciation Week, no matter how small the item. Besides, people tend not to need stuff more than they need to feel noticed and valued. That’s where some creativity can really pay off. Here are some ideas that are not only original, but won’t break your budget.
Because of the constant inundation of content we’re all faced with today, it’s more important than ever to teach young students about the importance of and the correct way to go about assessing the credibility of source materials, especially online.
Block scheduling, to me, is the original disruptive educational strategy. Long before flipped learning and other non-traditional ways to organize classroom pursuits, schools and districts were trying to figure out ways to squeeze the most learning into blocks of time that, either by law or by human stamina, could simply not grow.