Tag: Resources for School

Title IX Marks 50 Years Of Gender Equity in Education

Title IX Marks 50 Years Of Gender Equity in Education The celebration marking half a century of one of the country’s most consequential engines of gender equity comes at a pivotal moment for girls and women in education. By Lauren Camera Sandler’s investigation uncovered arbitrary admission quotas, illegal hiring practices and disparities in promotions and salaries. And when she handed…

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Resources To Support Children Arriving From Ukraine

Resources To Support Children Arriving From Ukraine This information is provided solely for reference to help schools and colleges. Resources included are not endorsed, promoted, recommended or connected to the Department for Education in any legally binding way. Explaining the education system Refugee Education UK has published a welcome booklet to tell parents and guardians about the education system in England so they…

Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety

Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety By: Amy Briesch, Sandra M. Chafouleas Whenever a mass shooting takes place in schools, public discussion often focuses on laws or policies that might have prevented the tragedy. But averting school violence needs more than gun policy. It requires both prevention and crisis responsethat take students’ emotional well-being – not just their…

Michigan Music Teacher Strives to Harmonize with Students

By Martin Slagter ANN ARBOR, MI – After a year of seeking out new and innovative ways to teach children music through their computer screens and conducting lessons via Zoom, Yael Rothfeld said it has been exciting to return to in-person instruction this fall. Students can interact with Rothfeld, an elementary school music teacher at Thurston Elementary, doing two different tasks…

Free K–12 Resources to Help with Remote and Blended Learning in 2022

As the pandemic continues bringing change to K–12 through the school year, teachers, counselors, support staff and IT professionals are being more selective about the technology they choose for instructing and engaging students. While hundreds of education companies, nonprofits and other organizations made their software and services free during the immediate switch to remote learning, many have become more thoughtful…

Ten Ready-to-Use Resources for Your Teaching Toolkit

During the Smithsonian’s inaugural Educator’s Day program, teachers learned about classroom-ready tools, transferable teaching approaches, and opportunities for ongoing professional learning. By Ashley Naranjo & Cody Coltharp On Friday, September 17th, 2021, as part of the Smithsonian’s 175th anniversary celebrations, the Office of the Under Secretary for Education hosted its inaugural annual Educator’s Day Conference! Over 1,300 PreK-12 educators nationwide participated in 32 sessions, exploring…