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8 Key Focus Areas for Developing a Re-Entry Plan

A Principal's Reflections

It will take creativity during the planning process to re-allocate funds for routine cleaning, screening for COVID19, hygiene, devices, improvements to bandwidth, professional development, and needed programs, all while retaining current staff. Many states and countries will be making deep cuts to education. You can view it HERE.

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Yes, Your School Librarian Can Do That (and More)

Cult of Pedagogy

Find strength in numbers, networking with other librarians through support groups and organizations that advocate for librarians Look for opportunities to give teachers more professional development about what librarians can offer. ” Come back for more.

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'As Educators, We Must Tell the Truth'

ED Surge

Our most recent cohort of fellows included educators across a variety of grades and content areas, including a high school principal, an elementary school paraprofessional, a math and computer science teacher, and a school and community engagement manager, to name a few.

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What’s Lost When a Teacher Leaves a School

ED Surge

Strong family and community engagement can enhance learning outcomes and help to create a sense of belonging. Relationships are critical in engaging students and families in meaningful and culturally appropriate ways, and are associated with increased literacy acquisition, lower dropout rates and improved attendance.

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Edtech Companies Need to Engage Families Now

Digital Promise

Families need access to product teams and forums to discuss challenges and share success stories, as well as access to knowledgeable educators to understand the purpose of the tools and what engagement should look like. Caregivers need clear, jargon-free communication. Recommendations and Next Steps for Edtech Companies.

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Mississippi one of ten states leading the nation in encouraging well-rounded, ‘healthy schools,’ report finds

The Hechinger Report

The state’s policies regarding nutrition environment and services, counseling, psychological and social services, and community engagement were rated “moderate.”.

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Sensible Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The ability to comment on any blog increases both student and community engagement. When doing so, we must ensure that policies are in line with this change, teachers are supported through professional development on how to effectively use social media in the classroom, and parents are educated on its value.