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Spotlight on Digital Curriculum - Education Week

Schools across the country are using education technology to meet curriculum needs in the digital age. In this Spotlight, learn about the role of digital curriculum in personalizing student learning and how educators are selecting and deploying digital content in the classroom.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/CO7Beu6Eg4g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Educators Weigh Learning Value of Pokémon Go - Education Week

Teachers see potential to use the Pokémon Go game to help teach local history, civics, and other lessons, but skeptics worry about privacy risks.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/KF5_WXfHSVQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Nonprofit Hiring Parents to Push Kid-Friendly Policies - Education Week

Common Sense Media, a national group that guides families on entertainment and technology, has started the Common Sense Kids Action effort to mobilize parents to push for public policies that help children, including those related to education.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/Ny5eq0P5AM8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Online-Testing Stumbles Spark Legislation in Affected States - Education Week

Ill-timed glitches in the administration of online assessments have spurred lawmakers in several states to push bills that would crack down on testing companies.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/YAiXuF5YviE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

ACLU, Tenth Amendment Center Join Forces on Data Privacy - Education Week

Despite their ideological differences, the two groups have found common ground in their advocacy for protecting the privacy of student data.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/ZdWfsSN8jCE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Ransomware Attacks Force School Districts to Shore Up—or Pay Up - Education Week

Schools are being hit with a form of malware that locks away computer files unless they can be restored from backups or a ransom is paid.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/i76HeTUKQn8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Flood of Open Education Resources Challenges Educators - Education Week

New content curation tools aim to help teachers organize and find digital content to personalize student learning for a variety of subjects.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/PAp0D-MFGL8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Schools Push Personalized Learning to New Heights - Education Week

This special report outlines the progress some schools are making to personalize learning, but also raises the question: Are they reaching far enough?<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/HPJiE_flZIk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

FCC Expands 'Lifeline' Program to Bridge the Digital Divide - Education Week

Education and civil rights groups hailed the move as a critical step toward closing the "homework gap" that exists between students with and without adequate Internet access.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/WZ6P7BL3tvI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

New Seal of Approval Born For Districts Protecting Data - Education Week

School systems can now apply for a Trusted Learning Environment Seal, intended to demonstrate that they are taking appropriate steps to protect the privacy and security of sensitive student information.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/zIhErr_XdAs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

States Eye Data Dashboard for Nuanced Accountability - Education Week

Educators and lawmakers in some states want to move away from one-size-fits-all school rankings and offer more information using a model drawn from the business world.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/V_tOFDgIDBg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Schools Making 'Extraordinary Progress' With High-Speed Internet Access, Analysis Finds - Education Week

Ninety-four percent of school districts in the nation are meeting targets for web connectivity, three years after federal officials overhauled the E-Rate program.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/O0Kk8X7JwkI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

How Houston Got Its Schools Back Online After the Hurricane - Education Week

The Houston school district’s technology chief, Lenny Schad, shares lessons about how his 216,000-student system responded to Hurricane Harvey, which besieged the community.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/7kQFw9nFYoo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Comparing Paper and Computer Testing: 7 Key Research Studies - Education Week

New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer and paper-based assessments.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/s-ejcZ4RBd8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Price Tool Aims to Help Districts With Bandwidth - Education Week

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CAOs and CTOs Ramp Up on Collaboration - Education Week

In many K-12 systems, the jobs of chief academic officers and chief technology officers are increasingly intertwined as technology has become essential to teaching and learning.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/98RWRkx6nXE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

New School Roles for a New Era: A Special Report - Education Week

Articles in this special report explore the evolving roles of chief academic officers and chief technology officers in five school systems in California, Georgia, Iowa, Oregon, and New York.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/ETZhN74zJoA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Special Report: Navigating New Curriculum Choices - Education Week

From open educational resources to common-core standards, this special report guides educators through the bewildering array of K-12 curricular options available to classrooms today.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/2MTrzno-9EA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Student Data Privacy and Security: Red Flags in Terms-of-Service Agreements - Education Week

Here's advice for teachers and school district leaders on some commonly used terms to look out for in the terms-of-service agreements on educational applications.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/neIP5BrBOPY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Maine 1-to-1 Computing Initiative Under Microscope - Education Week

Gov. Paul LePage has called for a review of his state's groundbreaking digital learning program, questioning the impact of the effort on student achievement.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekItmanagementandpolicy/~4/NVD9ZnlPAf4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Death Toll Higher in Puerto Rico - Education Week

A new study estimating that more than 4,600 people died as a result of last fall's devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico has reignited anxieties among educators still reeling from the storm's damage to the island's school system.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/wylXAF9ARtA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

When School Rules Are Different for Students of Color - Education Week

Far too many teachers enforce overly strict school rules at their students’ expense, writes Chicago teacher Gina Caneva.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/J8sLuejJLos" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Study Says Vaping by Kids Isn't Up, But Some Are Skeptical - Education Week

Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a booming e-cigarette brand.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/qGSOADC24CA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Fewer U.S. Teens Smoking, Doing Drugs, and Drinking Milk - Education Week

Less than one-third of high school students drink a glass of milk a day, according to a large government survey released Thursday. About two decades ago, it was nearly half.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/IQctA_7rBss" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Spotlight on What's Working in Schools - Education Week

Research and intentionality are setting the groundwork for best practices in schools. In this Spotlight, discover how instructional coaches are boosting school performance, what studies say about school climate and achievement gaps, and tips for successfully teaching English-language learners.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/CnZhYqWgkJA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

For Educators Who Died on the Job, Small Town Offers Big Commemoration - Education Week

A little-known monument in Emporia, Kan., which recently received federal recognition, will add 10 new names to the list of teachers and support staff who’ve died on the job.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/RFEauS5x3XI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

A Growth Mindset Isn't Enough. It's Time for a Benefit Mindset - Education Week

Could a focus on altruism in schools curb teen suicide? Educators Arina Bokas and Robert Ward make the case.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/LIWAjgG-efM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Two Sandy Hook Moms Speak Out: School Safety Is Up to All of Us - Education Week

Only half of students report feeling safe at school. So where do we go from here? Michele Gay and Alissa Parker weigh in.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/5vkZ99l2EFE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Drug Use, Smoking, Sexual Activity— and Milk—Down Among Teenagers - Education Week

Fewer U.S. teenagers are smoking, having sex, and doing drugs these days—and they're drinking less milk. Less than one-third of high school students drink a glass of milk a day, according to a large government survey released last week.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/0L3h_JN-4BE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Even in a Field Dominated by Women, 25% of Female Educators Say #MeToo - Education Week

Nearly half of K-12 teachers and administrators report that they've experienced or witnessed sexual harassment or assault while at work, in a new Education Week Research Center survey.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/kZFfFoJHFa4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Should Schools Require Mental Health Education? Two States Say Yes - Education Week

Amid sharply rising rates of teen suicide and adolescent mental illness, two states have enacted laws that for the first time require public schools to include mental health education in their basic curriculum.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/aFC2AX4w8WY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Gamers Are the New High School Athletes: The Rise of Esports - Education Week

Already popular at the college and professional levels, esports are now gaining a foothold in K-12 schools despite concerns about bad behavior and equity problems associated with competitive game playing.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/w2qka7BH7Cg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

The Suburbs Need Diverse Teachers, Too - Education Week

Are nonurban districts doing enough to attract new teachers of color? The superintendent for human resources from one suburban district weighs in.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/JS4CbcK1EUo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

A Deadly School Year: 35 People Killed in School Shootings - Education Week

The 2017-18 school year has the highest death toll from school shootings in recent decades, outnumbering the years of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre and the Columbine shootings.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/m5aVlPnhBf4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Heated Rhetoric Muddies Policy Debate in Wake of School Shootings - Education Week

Educators seek to focus on the practical as politicians, polarized advocates, and even entertainers weigh in on the issue of school violence.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/gD97k8nTFVM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

A Third of Students Need Eye Exams, Study Finds - Education Week

Nearsightedness is on the rise among schoolchildren, but many students have not had the vision screening needed to detect the problem.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/K7cK5oCqvtM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

7 Suggestions for Better School Discipline - Education Week

Whether or not the Trump administration rescinds Obama-era discipline guidance, Michael J. Petrilli has suggestions for what should come next.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/g_ojU6bT8Ss" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Shootings Spark Debate Over School Design - Education Week

When a Texas official called for making schools safer by limiting entrances to buildings, gun control advocates panned him. But architects say doing so is a common part of comprehensive safety plans for schools.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/Ls4C8FJjKWA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Teens Are Cyberbullying Themselves. Why? - Education Week

Digital self-harm is a newer form of teenage expression of self-hatred and depression that is just beginning to capture the attention of school officials.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/pEOUeOoM7Q0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Federal Transportation Agency Urges Seat Belts on New Large School Buses - Education Week

A federal transportation panel last week recommended to states that all new large school buses be equipped with both lap and shoulder seat belts.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/climate_health_studentlife/~4/HlFHt6oV4sY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Spotlight on Elementary Math - Education Week

Schools are finding ways to boost children's math skills by focusing on teachers and students in the early grades. In this Spotlight, learn how digital games are improving young students' math performance, how students' brain development affects their ability to comprehend math, and how math class can be fun and meaningful for kids.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/jwtz_28ZGXY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Focus on Gifts, Not Just Gaps: Parent-Teacher Conversations From a Parent’s Perspective - Education Week

There are four important things teachers should keep in mind when talking with parents about their children, writes Justin Minkel.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/KQ3TncEk8BM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Schools Choose Not to Delete Facebook Despite Data-Privacy Worries - Education Week

K-12 districts and education organizations are taking a closer look at how they use Facebook in the wake of its high-profile data-privacy scandal.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/PqgWmJ2LT7c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

How to Solve the Parent-Engagement Problem - Education Week

Parents don’t always know how to advocate for their child’s education. One organization is changing that. EdNavigator's Whitney Henderson, the child of a single mom, explains.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/yS0hteOqR7c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic at Its Source - Education Week

After tapping into a wide network of resources to combat the Cherokee Nation's growing opioid crisis, Attorney General Todd Hembree sought another solution.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/o_kch9aytko" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Special Report: 10 Big Ideas in Education - Education Week

This special report explores game-changing disruptions to the field of education that have the potential to shake up the schoolhouse and the classroom.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/ycBPJIGBo7s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Student Attendance - Education Week

Challenging parent misconceptions about absenteeism can significantly boost student attendance, says a new study in the American Educational Research Journal.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/WUo-PQdl0pE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

GAO: Vouchers Leave Parents in Dark On Special Ed. Rights - Education Week

States don't do enough to inform parents about the rights they lose when they enroll children in private schools using vouchers, the GAO finds.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/WcqRCmIChsM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Teaching Parents the Right 'Questions to Ask' in Schools - Education Week

A long-running California program teaches parents how to advocate for their children and navigate a sometimes-unfamiliar school system.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/U7NDDB5aS6U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Homework - Education Week

Parent support can help keep students on track academically, but a new study suggests a light touch can be more helpful.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/_uemJrhQGCk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Family Engagement - Education Week

When teachers visit students and parents at home, it can change their assumptions and biases and foster stronger school-home relationships.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/IbeKYVE3ExU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

What NAEP Scores Aren't Telling Us - Education Week

It's time to elevate family structure as an influential factor in academic success, argues Fordham Institute fellow Ian Rowe.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/8kWwtInEaQg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

How Much Homework Is Enough? Depends Who You Ask - Education Week

Author and speaker Sir Ken Robinson considers the role of homework in the academic lives of children—an issue that is still up for debate.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/MSjvBgbhre4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Parent Involvement - Education Week

Schools' recent focus on using social-media platforms to get their messages out may be misguided, finds a new survey by the nonprofit research group Project Tomorrow and ed-tech company Blackboard Inc.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/ojSIO1GWmh0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

To Hook Students on STEM, Start With Their Parents - Education Week

According to new research, parents are an untapped resource in promoting STEM motivation, writes one psychology professor.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/RE0JaUNqCww" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Special Report: STEM Education - Education Week

K-12 schooling in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics offers the potential for innovative ways to inspire students—as well as obstacles that can prevent them from sustained success in those fields.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/NmXCdjlnvpw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Parents Lash Out at District Over Shooting - Education Week

During an emotional public safety forum in Broward County, Fla., shaken students and enraged parents and educators demanded fixes for what they consider lax security, district indifference, and failure to act to prevent the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/ffIbPY7GsDw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Heated Rhetoric Muddies Policy Debate in Wake of School Shootings - Education Week

Educators seek to focus on the practical as politicians, polarized advocates, and even entertainers weigh in on the issue of school violence.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/gD97k8nTFVM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Early-Childhood Education - Education Week

Families may be less likely to take advantage of early-childhood education programs if they work nonstandard hours, finds a new report from the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/8JPc9K7LbJU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Spotlight on STEM Equity & Opportunity - Education Week

STEM is playing an integral role in elevating student achievement and career opportunities. In this Spotlight, discover how schools are working towards equity in STEM education, the link between course access and future STEM outcomes, and district efforts to curb the shortage of STEM teachers.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/parentinvolvement/~4/meLGFYFjx-g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

What's Actually Working in the Classroom? - Education Week

After visiting 200 schools in 50 states, author Ted Dintersmith explores how the most remarkable educators are helping students thrive.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/CqrUaDWSQkA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

4 Ways to Get Skeptics to Embrace Social-Emotional Learning - Education Week

Schools no longer have a choice but to be responsible for the well-being of their students, writes opinion contributor Peter DeWitt.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/yYtKna4Tk-Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

'Juuling' Craze: Schools Scramble to Deal With Student Vaping - Education Week

Principals say they must devote a lot of time dealing with the growing trend of students vaping at school, especially with the widespread popularity of a discreet device used to vape known as a Juul.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/Kt84XegMGIo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

How Do We Show Students Who They Could Become? Accept Them as They Are - Education Week

Instead of wishing students were better behaved or different, teachers must learn to see and appreciate children as they are, Justin Minkel writes.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/U9k1a9JTmNQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

In Schools, Classroom Proximity Breeds Teacher Collaboration - Education Week

New research findings suggest that one way to help teachers collaborate and learn from one another is to make sure their classrooms are just steps away from those of other teachers.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/IEXRE0CDh0o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Learning in Motion: Bring Movement Back to the Classroom - Education Week

Physical activity is an important aspect of children’s development, writes Marwa Abdelbary. Teachers should incorporate movement in the classroom to strengthen their students’ cognitive skills and physical health.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/-3eVoW211Fo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Special Report: 10 Big Ideas in Education - Education Week

This special report explores game-changing disruptions to the field of education that have the potential to shake up the schoolhouse and the classroom.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/ycBPJIGBo7s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Data: Where Do Teachers Get Their Ideas? - Education Week

Original Education Week research takes a look at how educators hear about trends and new ideas that could be worth pursuing in their classroom.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/8hxWmVoBuvI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Five Myths About Transgender Students Educators Need to Unlearn - Education Week

While many schools don’t discuss LGBT issues, teachers should play a role in shaping students’ understandings of their gender identity, writes Laura Erickson-Schroth.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/kjla_rG9jpo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

School Facilities - Education Week

Students who learn in hotter classrooms perform worse on college-admissions tests, according to a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Researchers tracked 10 million high school students who took the PSAT multiple years between 2001 and 2014.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/PJjvcc860Ac" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

New Data Detail Effect of Inclusion on Teaching Time - Education Week

Time spent teaching drops as the number of students with disabilities in a classroom goes up, a survey finds, but there's a complex web of factors at play.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/eLDiiBLaDzM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Spotlight on Social-Emotional Learning 2018 - Education Week

While barriers remain, educators are forging paths towards implementing social-emotional learning in all schools. In this Spotlight, learn how schools are responding to students' developmental needs, the challenges to carrying out SEL, and how to find time for social-emotional learning in the classroom.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/vAQqyTMY2_c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

The Average Teacher Spends $479 a Year on Classroom Supplies, National Data Show - Education Week

In the midst of statewide protests over low teacher pay and school spending, new federal data show that nine in 10 teachers spend their own money—often hundreds of dollars—on classroom supplies.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/by48YhWsjdg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Four Things to Visualize as You Set Up Your Classroom for the First Day of School - Education Week

The first day back can be anxiety-inducing for teachers, Justin Minkel writes. Transform the nerves into excitement by making sure the classroom is ready for students.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/FfLbpP4I-QQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

For School Improvement, Demographics Aren’t Destiny - Education Week

Many "good" schools are just skating by on their students' privileged backgrounds and family resources, writes Karin Chenoweth.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/FCI2Gd4VnSI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

'I Worry Every Day': Lockdown Drills Prompt Fear, Self-Reflection After School Shooting - Education Week

Lockdown drills are ubiquitous in schools these days, but teachers say they’re especially unnerving in the wake of a horrific school shooting such as the one in Parkland, Fla.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/-ppMraQJX04" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

The Transformative Power of Trauma-Informed Teaching - Education Week

Whereas many schools follow a discipline plan in lockstep fashion, a trauma-informed care approach can reduce difficult behaviors and create meaningful relationships with students, says educator Lauren Dotson.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/ta-qXjvLCC0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

Smaller Classes Serve a Larger Purpose - Education Week

Smaller classes could help bridge the gap between home and school, writes former teacher Marc Vincenti.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/J-4eoFxzL8U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

7 Suggestions for Better School Discipline - Education Week

Whether or not the Trump administration rescinds Obama-era discipline guidance, Michael J. Petrilli has suggestions for what should come next.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/g_ojU6bT8Ss" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

10 Tips for a Smooth School Year for Students With ADHD - Education Week

Students diagnosed with ADHD come back to the classroom in varying states of readiness for learning, says Thomas Armstrong. Here's how to help them focus, engage, deal with stress, and have a successful year.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/edweek/classroommanagement/~4/n7Cw2IQ3xwo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>