In an effort to give students an edge on high stakes, teachers are assigning test prep for homework which sends a really bad message.
Textbooks have long been a staple in the American Public Education System but it doesn't mean they should still be a part of it.
High stakes testing has brought a new era of accountability and most states focus on what will happen when students, principals or teachers will cheat, so all of the educators who give the tests will be on edge the day these assessments go on-line.
ut at a faster rate. Funding is being cut for all school district across the country but for some schools in New York State, funding is being c
Schools have a difficult time understanding the needs of transgender students, which is a population at high risk of dropping out, being bullied and suicide.
There is no "Common Core Curriculum" that can erase the discrepancies that exist in our schools related to race, class and socioeconomic status.
If students are learning ready, it means they are prepared for every challenge that comes their way.
Edcamps are exciting venues where staff get to share their best practices, but even with good planning, not all of them are successful.
Twitter is about making connections with others and it no longer matters whether they live in your town or on the other side of the world.
Many schools have cut, or are cutting, school nurses which is a mistake because they fill a vital role in the school system.