Today we’ll be looking at class sizes and funding and how these 2 things directly relate to the quality of education your students receive.
The Case Against Standardized Testing
It is an important staple of the American education system and is used to determine many things like whether you can advance to the next grade, graduate, or even go to the college, university, or graduate school of your choice. They are even used by the military to allocate job assignments.
“Hard History” is Fueling Racial Divides in Schools
In today’s episode we’re taking a look at how the “hard history” of slavery is presented to our students and helping to fuel racial divides in schools across the nation.
What is an SLP? and Other School Resource Staff Explained
In today’s episode you’ll be meeting my new part-time co-host, and we’ll be taking a deep dive into support staff in schools and how they can help your students learn better through teacher and parent cooperation.
Hacking Your Student’s Brain for Education
Today we will discuss some methods you can use to begin hacking your student’s minds so they get the most out of each lesson you present.
Civics: An Essential Subject Pushed Aside
We do our students a disservice when we don’t teach them about their government. Though many consider civics a higher-level subject, it can easily be adapted for younger grade levels to help them begin understanding and engaging with key concepts.
Career Readiness: Educating Students on Their Options
There seems to be plenty of resources and information available to students planning to attend college, but where do students who have alternate plans turn? There aren’t academic advisors for those not following the traditional route in most public schools. How do we set those students up for success? In today’s post, we will discuss ways you can help support students to discover the path that is right for them.
The Ties Between EMOs and Charter Schools
In my previous article, I did a deep dive into charter schools and what you should consider when choosing one. EMOs (education management organizations) were briefly discussed as a way…
The Communication Key
From letter sounds in kindergarten to AP test scores in high school, it’s important for everyone to be informed when it comes to academic success. When parents don’t know what their student is struggling with, they may be unable to help until it’s too late.
Social Delays After the COVID-19 Pandemic
But how do children learn to appropriately and confidently engage in social interactions when they miss out on chances to play with peers or aren’t allowed to go out into the community? How do adults maintain those skills when not offered opportunities for socialization?