Many elementary school students in Marion County Public Schools spend more than 20 minutes per night reading with family members. How did Maier and her team of educators achieve this? They eliminated homework in elementary school.
Thousands of science teachers around the country are incorporating standards that include the study of climate change. But other educators have found that one of the first questions to answer is exactly how to deliver the lessons.
High-quality, collaborative, professional development for teachers is a difference-maker for students. I have witnessed firsthand its power as a teacher and mathematics curriculum chair at Monsignor John Pereyma Catholic Secondary School in Oshawa, Ontario.
In Georgia, students in Paulding County High School’s biotechnology career pathway program use atomic absorption spectrometers, lectroporators, nano-injectors, micro-manipulators and other advanced equipment.
In a world of round-the-clock distractions, being a mindful leader is a powerful tool. Mindfulness is simply the act of being consciously aware and of focusing on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way.