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Why Spotlight? A fresh look at classrooms

To improve, teachers need the chance to see good teaching.  Recent research by Teach First suggested that observing skilled practice helps trainees become effective quickly (alongside several more important forms of support).   782 more words


Disgraced Former Fox Superintendent Hired by Pearson Education

One would think that allegations of defamatory online comments directed at parents, misuse of district credit cards, securing overpaid, unsupervised jobs and scholarships for one’s own children, hiring cronies, misuse of district property, … 502 more words


I'm Not THAT Principal: Re-Imagine the Role

There are certain occupations that tug at our heart strings.  We naturally associate warm feelings with kind professions such as the florist, the massage therapist, and the kindergarten teacher.   1,094 more words


MLK wins French award from American teachers

What’s this? Another major award for Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School? Why, they was just named one of the top schools in the state… 298 more words


“Colored Teachers for the Colored Schools:” The Fight for African American Teachers in Baltimore City, Part 1

Throughout the nineteenth century African Americans in Baltimore, Maryland sought to obtain the best education available; one that was liberating and affirmed them as complete human beings deserving the right to participate fully in the American body politic. 2,384 more words


The Al-Azhar school in Stockholm - Islamization in progress

“A Swedish elementary school with a Muslim profile. On top of the normal subjects one also reads about Islam 1 lesson / week”

The school is located in a suburb of Stockholm called Vällingby and the local government in Stockholm has, as you can see above, used (dare I say it?) typical Swedish kids to portray the Al-Azhar school. 1,249 more words


Round up: Winner of the Surrey Libraries' Children's Book Award announced; Towpath safety reminder

Winner of the Surrey Libraries’ Children’s Book Award announced

Award-winning author Jennifer Gray came out on top in the fifth annual Surrey Libraries’ Children’s Book Award with her fantastic book Chicken Mission: Danger in the Deep Dark Woods. 414 more words

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