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    How to Help Teachers Learn New Technology

    Created by and for teachers, one school created an effective approach for technology professional development.
    Nicole Rossi-Mumpower
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    How to Lead With Positivity

    When administrators maintain a sense of optimism, their teams act with more confidence and collaborate more effectively.
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    A New Way to Think About Work-Life Balance

    A school leader shares how he came to understand that work-life balance looks different for different people—and there’s no need to feel guilty about that.
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  • Israeli pupils wearing protective gear make their way to their classroom upon return to school after the COVID-19 lockdown, at Hashalom elementary in Mevaseret Zion, in the suburbs of Jerusalem, on May 3, 2020.

    Schools Are Opening Worldwide, Providing a Model for the U.S.

    Children are returning to school in countries that are weeks—or months—ahead of the U.S. in battling Covid-19. Here’s how it’s happening.
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    School Leaders Debate Solutions For an Uncertain 2020-21

    Education leaders are laying out plans to reopen schools in the fall, but without the safety net of a vaccine, the school year looks unpredictable at best.
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    The Power of Being Seen

    How well do you know your students? In a Nevada school, a simple strategy pushes teachers to look beyond the lessons.
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  • Making Sure Each Child Is Known

    A middle school in Nevada uses a simple strategy to build deeper connections between teachers and students.
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  • Teachers disinfect toys at Hanil Kindergarten in Suwon, South Korea, 26 May 2020. Millions of students throughout South Korea are expected to return to school on 27 May as the country gradually lifts coronavirus restrictions.

    Teachers Around the World Tell Us Reopening Is Tough, but Joyful

    In countries where infection rates have stabilized, schools are reopening. When we asked how that’s going, over 600 teachers responded.
    11k
  • Teacher instructing students remotely sitting at her desk in her classroom

    PD That Helps Teachers Improve the Quality of Their Video Instruction

    Tips for planning professional development that supports teachers’ growing skills in using video to enhance students’ learning.
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    4 Ways to Celebrate High School Graduation This Year

    With coronavirus school closures extending into the fall, districts are coming up with clever alternatives to give seniors the graduation ceremony they deserve.
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    Testing the Waters of Bringing Students Back to School

    Using strict health guidelines and restructured classrooms, some schools reopen in Northern California for the students who need them most.
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    9 Big Questions Education Leaders Should Ask to Address Covid-19

    Figuring out to how to deal with the summer slide and traumas resulting from the pandemic are just two of the biggest concerns.
    4.9k
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    7 Ways to Make Teaching a More Sustainable Profession

    Tips for school leaders seeking to foster an environment that supports, engages, and motivates teachers.
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  • Man attends video chat on his laptop while wearing headphones

    Creative Approaches to Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of Staff

    Three strategies school leaders can implement to help ensure that all staff members manage the stresses of this year.
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