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CEDAR FALLS | The Cedar Falls Board of Education is exploring a plan to provide coaching for more teachers, an initiative stemming from Gov. Terry Branstad’s education reform policy that
An Iowa school district is considering a plan to expand coaching for more teachers as part of the state’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation System — a plan intended to attract and retain teachers through improved compensation. The Cedar Falls School District already offers mentoring for new teachers, but it is working to improve opportunities for educators to take on leadership roles.
Tips for how to handle school suspensions. What should you do before the student leaves? How do you stay in touch? And how to welcome them back to the classroom?
Many teachers will experience having a student suspended from school, writes Carrie Kamm, a mentor-resident coach with the Academy for Urban School Leadership’s Chicago Teacher Residency program. In this blog post, Kamm suggests working with students’ families to keep them connected to learning, communicating daily with students during their suspensions and welcoming students back when they return — ready for a fresh start.
Morning Star School has long been one of Bozeman’s highest performing elementary schools, yet the principal, teachers and staff are still trying to improve.
A top-performing elementary school in Montana is working to further improve student achievement, in part, by adopting a workshop-style instructional method across the curriculum. For math, reading, science and more, teachers conduct a 15-minute lesson before allowing students to work with their peers, then working independently and finally regrouping as a class to share what they learned. Teachers also take time to collaborate with each other and parents.
Energize Students hopes you had a great holiday weekend!!!
Dr. James G. Bilkey
And so it begins….