Why Do Schools Need to Hire a Racially Diverse Teaching Staff?

Why Do Schools Need to Hire a Racially Diverse Teaching Staff?

As part of the recent “Black Lives Matter at School” movement, we’ve seen many opinion pieces published about why various educators believe schools need better representation of people of color among their teaching staff. But is there any evidence that having a...
Blended Learning in the 2020-2021 School Year: How to Measure Student Mastery of Virtual Content

Blended Learning in the 2020-2021 School Year: How to Measure Student Mastery of Virtual Content

As our country continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, school leaders recognize that the 2020-2021 school year must involve some sort of a blended learning strategy. Last week, we highlighted some of the key reasons digital learning has the potential to fail...
4 Ways to Empower Parents to Support Students Literacy Skills at Home

4 Ways to Empower Parents to Support Students Literacy Skills at Home

Although many schools are able to host some sort of digital learning sessions for students during COVID-19 related school closures, parents are increasingly taking on the role of teachers as they guide their children through remote learning. Unfortunately, parents...
What Can Parents Do​ to Inspire a Love of Learning During Spring and Summer 2020?

What Can Parents Do​ to Inspire a Love of Learning During Spring and Summer 2020?

As we draw closer to the end of the 2019-2020 school year, you may feel anxious about how to support parents leading up to the summer break. Many parents have felt the need to over-fill their children’s schedules with educational activities to make up for the loss of...