The Power of Teacher Leaders: Their Roles, Influence, and Impact
A new bounty of academic data is guiding teachers as they adjust instruction in the hopes of boosting student achievement.
Peter Noonan, superintendent of the City of Fairfax Schools in Virginia, first implemented the professional learning communities (PLC) concept a few years ago.
Given the need for qualified school technologists, there are a few training programs that specifically address the unique combination of technical and pedagogical skills needed for leaders and their staff.
Schools that can’t afford to compete with the private sector in hiring technology specialists are looking to other options, such as hiring part-time experts, bringing in volunteers or finding funds to retrain teachers.
School administrators are increasingly being made accountable for improving test scores, reducing behavior issues and creating vibrant school cultures where everyone has a sense of belonging.
It’s no secret that having great educators in the classroom is one of the keys to fostering successful students and an effective school—but finding top-tier educators can be difficult, time-consuming and expensive.
Research shows that good teachers and principals are highly correlated with higher student achievement.
As school district leaders prepare teachers for the Common Core state standards, peer coaching has emerged as a powerful tool.
Over the past two years, elementary teachers in Weston Public Schools in Connecticut have been learning to implement Singapore Math, a highly regarded program that delves deeply into concepts ranging from understanding numbers and length to rounding and adding fractions.
Differentiating instruction to meet individual students’ needs is one of the biggest challenges for any teacher.
A widely used K6 teaching technique that integrates social and emotional learning into the school day improves academic performance, according to a study published in the American Educational Research Journal in March.
Decades into the computer revolution, many teachers still lack the training needed to use technology effectively in the classroom, according to a new survey.