While school leaders are increasingly recognizing the need to integrate social-emotional learning into the school day, they’re still getting pushback from teachers and sometimes the community. With teachers already responsible for fitting many skills into a brief period of time, adding SEL doesn’t seem possible.
From developing lesson plans, to performing administrative functions, to implementing creative strategies to spark student engagement and collaboration, today’s classroom teacher juggles more responsibility than ever and does so in less time than ever.
edWeb.net announces the launch of a new job board for the education industry, Jobs4Ed, and is offering employers a coupon for free job postings this summer.
In Weber School District (UT), educational technology isn’t a one-time event but a tool to help students reach their learning goals. That means they choose the product and plan the implementation carefully.
Strategies to reimagine human capital within the school system to support the overall goals of the district were the subject of the edLeader Panel, “Reimagining Human Capital Management in Today’s School Districts.” The panelists engaged in a discussion about how school districts can collaborate with education partners, community partners, and other internal administrators to build a strong and inviting district culture to attract the best talent to join their team.
Culturally relevant books are essential for all children in the classroom. Every student needs exposure to books that reflect the mosaic of our society and prepare them to see themselves as active citizens in their communities, their country, and all around the world. These books should be part of every classroom library.
With over five million emergent bilingual students in classrooms across the country, it’s more relevant than ever that pedagogy, curricula, and classroom environments reflect the diversity of students.
Since 2016, CoSN has been honoring innovative school districts that address digital equity. This year, the prestigious Community Leadership Award for Digital Equity was awarded to Louisa County Public Schools in Virginia.
Today’s students face an unprecedented combination of challenges and issues that can interfere with their well-being and disrupt their learning, but there are also new opportunities to provide districtwide support for their mental health while helping individual students learn to help themselves.
Beginning in a new school, grade, or classroom can be a daunting prospect for any student. However, when English isn’t a student’s first language, the barrier to adaptation is especially challenging.