Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
“Knowing someone cares can change a student’s life. As adults, we are placed here to be change agents for kids.” When a school in Dallas, Texas asked for volunteers for their “Breakfast with Dads” event, 600 men showed up to support youth in their community.
Discussing difficult feedback with parents involving their kids can make teachers apprehensive. Edutopia offers tips for how to frame feedback in a way that is effective and honest.
Dr. Rod Berger chats with Lytle ISD Superintendent Michelle Carroll Smith about making wholesale changes in her district’s accountability system so that the community is more aware of their overall successes, not just state-mandated test scores.
“If we really want to promote and model positive collaboration, it’s worth taking a look at how we structure and assign group work to our students.” Edutopia has tips to promote collaborative learning.
Feb. 1, 2018, is World Read Aloud Day! Here are some classroom activities to help you and your students celebrate.