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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.
America has had a fickle relationship with homework for more than a century. These days, students are reporting spending twice as much time on homework as students did in the 1990s. Experts agree it’s time to revisit our relationship with homework, but why can’t we make up our mind about it once and for all? Read this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
In what is being contended as a symbolic gesture, President Trump signed an executive order this week tying research fund to campus free speech. Critics are noting public colleges are already required to uphold the First Amendment. In other news, drones find their way into K-12 classrooms, more states are requiring recess, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
To ensure that e-Learning days truly support seamless student learning, MDE requires schools and districts looking to take advantage of this option to submit a plan for approval at the beginning of each school year. To help you put together a high-quality plan for next year, we’ve broken down the four e-learning day requirements MDE has outlined along with tips on how Edmentum’s online programs can support your e-learning days.
Whether your school already has a mentorship program or you’re wanting to start one, check out these six tips to help get you started so that your school’s mentorship program can be successful and make an impact on the participating students.