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Category: Teacher Inspiration
Feeling the burnout? Here’s some pivotal advice for teachers who struggle to communicate boundaries to their administrators.
Learn ways to teach social emotional learning skills through art with helpful advice from SEL Teacher Katie Rainey.
Middle School Social Worker Jessica Orapallo shares how distance learning has brought surprising positives to one learning community in Brooklyn, New York.
The level of stress placed on professionals in K-12 education has become a major issue. Technology is supposed to help, but because school employees don’t have a voice in how tools are made, the tech they’re provided often just adds more frustration. We want to give them that voice.
Today, we released a redesigned student experience on Kiddom to help 21st century learners access and submit work, track their own progress, and solicit feedback from teachers in real-time, from one place. Over the past century, education technology has often left students out of the equation. That’s unfortunate, because students today move fast and are […]
The first step to an emotionally regulated classroom is to be emotionally regulated yourself. Here are three tips to get started.
This week, Betsy DeVos cleared another hurdle towards becoming the next education secretary of the United States. Ms. DeVos is a vocal supporter of school choice, most notably vouchers. She advocates for parents to be able to choose the best schools for their children, whether they’re traditional public schools, charters, or private schools. American Federation of […]
Sometimes, I wonder if I’ve made a mistake. I was a teaching artist for 15 years before I made the leap to full-time administrative work. A lot of factors contributed to this decision: I quit acting (feeling I needed to establish myself as something more than a performer), my wife lost her job, and I […]
When I was thirteen, I met a person who would redefine what I expected from a teacher. And for this, I consider myself very fortunate. I have had many teachers who cared about me, but no one influenced me as much as Fernando Acosta. For context, I did secondary education in a brand-new school in […]