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Aiming to Bring Diversity to Teachers

Aiming to Bring Diversity to Teachers By David Saleh Rauf A multimillion dollar effort will fund preK-12 projects aimed at bringing more diversity to the teacher workforce at a time when schools across the country are struggling to retain and recruit educators. NewSchools Venture Fund, a nonprofit venture philanthropy that largely supports early-stage education companies, is distributing $2.5 million to…

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Teachers Set Students Up for Success

Teachers Set Students Up for Success By Justina Coronel (KSDK) ST. LOUIS — The organization HOME WORKS tries to make students as successful as possible with the help of teachers. A parent-teacher workshop is one way to do so. “We’re working with parents to teach them what we are teaching their child in class so they can help them at home. So,…

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…

What Kindergarten Teachers Want Parents to Know About Pandemic School

By: Lambeth Hochwald It’s not easy to be a kindergarten student—or the parent of a kindergartner—right now. There’s the masks to be worn, social distancing rules to be followed and the upside-down day-to-day rollercoaster of life in a pandemic, which might even include zigzagging to school one day and staying home and learning virtually the other. All the more reason we want to be there to help…