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Reading proficiency decline: The 2022 NAEP scores revealed further declines in student reading proficiency, which were already low before the pandemic (Source: Nation‘s Report Card). Science of reading: The science of reading is a comprehensive body of research that shows how students learn to read and emphasizes phonics, fluency, comprehension, and other key metrics. Evidence-based…
We often hear about the need for students to learn how to program in order to be ready for STEM fields and the Information Economy. It’s what we’ve been hearing for over a decade. However, there’s a fascinating piece from the Washington Post that explores how the so-called “soft-skills” might be even more vital than…
news.harvard.edu – Today, iRobot Corp. announced its acquisition of Root Robotics, Inc., whose educational Root coding robot got its start as a summer research project at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
My granddaddy used to say, “Tighten up every little chance you get. ‘Better’ doesn’t happen all by itself.” That’s probably true in all areas of life. But it’s especially true for school leaders. So here are three fundamental areas to help you become a better school leader. Communicate Effectively Effective communication is critical, both in…
The Emotional Labor of Teaching >> In this post, you’ll hear the heart wrenching story of a 2nd-grader who lost his dad and brought that sorrow to school.
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