eammon o'donovan

Social Media: Guidelines for School Administrators

A lesson in doing the right thing for students and your staff.

Finding the Perfect Fit

Administrators are using different approaches for hiring teachers.

Teacher Evaluation Is Not Synonymous With Teacher Quality

We should focus on coaching and collaboration, not evaluation.

Is There a Teacher Shortage on the Horizon?

Teacher attrition due to layoffs may break the teacher supply line nationwide.

The New IDEA Money for Special Education in the Federal Recovery Act

Schools are advised not to build it into budgets just yet.

Staff Development for Teachers of English Language Learners

Project GLAD engages teachers in a comprehensive model.

Assess More to Improve Learning

Regular measurement of learning and the subsequent adjustment to instruction promote higher levels of student achievement.

What Are Your Staff Beliefs About Student Learning?

Establish ground rules about best practices to promote student achievement.

Narrow the Academic Language Gap to Reduce the Achievement Gap

You must teach academic vocabulary if you expect your students to use it.