Educator effectiveness is a key aspect of Pennsylvania’s approach to ensure that all students in the state receive a high-quality education.
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What can be done now to make next year EVEN better than the last? To tackle this question, I pulled from my own experiences as a principal as well as drew from conversations with other administrators. The responses were pretty consistent and tended to focus on four key areas: data, scheduling, budgeting, and staffing.
Why are some districts transitioning to 4 day weeks? We’ll be discussing some of the pros and cons of having a four-day school week and sharing some feedback from districts that have made the switch. Let’s dive in!
As many schools shift to the implementation of social and emotional learning (SEL) lessons into their curriculum, restorative practices are a great tie-in to building relationships, managing emotions, and giving students and educators an opportunity to build these skills in a way that is productive and useful to all. Let’s dive deeper into what restorative justice is, what the benefits of it are, and how you can work to integrate it into your school’s culture.