8 Tips for Effective Teacher Professional Development

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The goal of professional development (PD) for educators is improvement: Improved instructional strategies, improved teaching, and improved outcomes for students. Too often, however, teacher PD is simply a waste of time. “Teaching the Teachers,” a report by National School Boards … Read More

Preventing Teacher Burnout: 7 Tips for School Leaders

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Studies show that educators experience stress at a higher-than-average rate. With this stress comes a phenomenon known as teacher burnout. If preventing teacher burnout isn’t currently on your list of priorities, it should be. Statistics show: Roughly half a million … Read More

11 Essential Time Management Tips for School Leaders

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In a survey administered to the National Panel of New Principals, 59% cited time management as the most challenging aspect of the job. If you’re a school leader—whether new to the job or a seasoned professional—you can certainly relate. Running … Read More

Response to Intervention: The Complete Guide

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Response to Intervention (RTI) is a proactive method of identifying and supporting students with behavior or learning needs. RTI begins with high-quality, evidence-based whole class instruction. Struggling learners identified through assessment are provided with interventions. Adults closely monitor student progress … Read More

Hiring Effective Teachers: 5 Essential Questions to Ask

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Research indicates that effective teachers are the most important factor in student achievement. The success of your students and school depends on your hiring decisions. In this article, we’ll share five interview questions that will ensure you’re hiring effective teachers … Read More

Boosting Family Engagement: 4 Tips for Administrators

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Are you an administrator looking to improve your school climate, enhance student performance, or reduce negative behaviors? Boosting family engagement may be the key! Research demonstrates the benefits of family engagement in schools. Increased engagement leads to improved performance, behavior, and … Read More