- Celebrate the “firsts” with students and build monuments with the “nexts”
Having one member of our community claim a seat at the table offers hope that more will secure a seat as well.
By Matthew R. Kay I’ll always remember one of my last in-person classes before schools were shut down last spring because of COVID-19. My sophomores were about one-third of the way through a unit on Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief. We were at t
- How to simplify hybrid learning
We can only hold onto so much information at any given time. Practical methods for online and hybrid learning reduce the cognitive load.
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- Growing SEL in your school community
Early findings from The Wallace Foundation’s Partnerships for Social Emotional Learning Initiative show the need for a unified SEL approach.
In these challenging times, we are committed to leaning into our mission to serve as a resource to all educators.
By Aleta Margolis When I was an elementary school student, I remember learning the term insurrection. It meant “a violent uprising against an authority or government” and was used to describe the kinds of exotic events that happened in farawa
- The top 10 Educational Leadership stories of 2020
The most-read articles include reading instruction, brain-based learning, equitable grading, trauma-sensitive schools, and mental health for educators.
Heading into 2021, who knows what will come our way? But we will be OK if we embrace a growth mindset.
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- Preparing students for an interconnected world
By Sean Slade and Ariel Tichnor-Wagner As schools and educators face one of their greatest challenges in serving and supporting students during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to develop education systems that focus on th