Does Your School Climate Focus on Learning? Ed Week
As a school leader, I always believed that I was the biggest contributor to our school climate. It's not that I believe school leaders have the most important job in the school, because everyone plays an important part in the school community, but the climate of the school begins with the school leader.
Social Media: An Asset for Teachers and Leaders Ed Week
The use of social media as a communication tool for educators is inevitable. The paramount value of using social media is the creation and maintenance of relationships. It is a communication accelerant that moves information between people faster than we have ever experienced and, in fewer words than we are used to using.
11 Foreign Education Policies That Could Transform American Schools Huffington Post
We learned the results of the latest PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) last week, and American students performed the same on the well-regarded international exam as they have for the past ten years -- completely stagnant, smack dab in the middle of the spectrum...It could be time for our country to look at some of the specific protocols and methods that top-performing countries are using to educate their children. Here, we have highlighted 11 education policies from highly-ranked countries that seem to be working for them.
Ridgefield Park High School participates in innovative anti-bullying initiative NewJersey.com
Ridgefield Park Junior High School is participating in the ROOTS Program - a harassment, intimidation and bullying (HIB) prevention program in conjunction with Princeton University. The school's participation highlights its commitment to anti-bullying initiatives, and the program will yield tailor-made recommendations for further improving the social-emotional climate at RPJHS.
High quality PreK-8 education is critical News Herald
As we learn more about the brain and researchers gain a better understanding of how the body works, it appears that education does more than prepare kids for fulfilling careers.
This Research Roundup was compiled by Chanelle Spencer, Research Fellow at NSCC