Two new studies on school management and teacher cadre management, released by Save the Children, have revealed interesting insights into how schools can be made better and how the quality of teachers needs to be treated as a serious issue.
The Blair (Nebraska) Board of Education voted 8-1 to schedule its new professional learning communities for teachers in the morning on Fridays, rather than dismissing school early on Wednesdays. For the past year, the district has been developing a plan to implement professional...
The Australian federal government has announced a $20.5 million funding boost for its Teach for Australia program. The funding will run until 2021 and see up to 300 more teachers participate. The program has a strong focus on peer observation, professional development...
Long known for its high achievement in core academic subjects, Singapore is now also blazing a trail as a leader in rethinking approaches to education to prepare students for an increasingly complex global economy. A year ago, we led a delegation of 25 Massachusetts educators...
All too often, teaching is done in isolation with inadequate support, contributing to high turnover. This is unnecessary. With the help of instructional coaches, schools can become places where dialogue and reflection about practice drive student learning. Teachers can receive...
During a recent work session, the Spencer School Board utilized a written scenario to conduct a workshop designed to aide the member's ability to handle delicate situations. The board also discussed negotiation strategies in an exempt session in preparation for district...
This is not your typical learning experience. Bring your biggest challenge, related to adult or student learning, to the Academy coaches and other participants. In collaboration, you will clarify the authentic problems of practice, build knowledge and skills, and work...
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