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Build Relationships This School Year

By. Teresa Marchant “Hand shake, high five or hug?” This was a typical greeting used by many elementary teachers. With worries of spreading germs, teachers and students have been asked to physically distance themselves this year. This means no hand shakes, high fives or hugs at arrival and dismissal times. ….

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2020 Teaching Spending Survey: The Results Are In!

Guest Contributor:  Meredith Biesinger The results from April/May 2020’s IESD analysis, on behalf of Agile Education Marketing are in! Unanimously we can all agree that teachers are important, but did you know that most teachers consider their profession as part of their individual identity? The data shows that most teachers ….

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Reopening of Schools: A Challenging Opportunity

Guest Contributor: Craig Perrier As I think about the start of the next school year, the words of the Greek Stoic Seneca come to mind, “Apply yourself to thinking through difficulties – hard times can be softened, tight squeezes widened, and heavy loads made lighter for those who can apply ….

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Thank you teachers

Teachers, we celebrate you!

Meredith Biesinger, Guest Contributor Almost every teacher will tell you that they didn’t choose their profession for the spotlight. For many educators, their greatest successes are words of encouragement, and moments of connection and progress that happen with their students, in their classroom, every day. Teachers play such an active ….

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Teacher Professional Development

Summer Teacher Professional Development: Provide Usable Experiences

By Craig Perrier, Guest Contributor This summer will be like none other we have experienced. Teacher professional development plans, if they have not been canceled, have most likely been restructured to meet the guidelines related to COVID-19.  Likewise, the focus of these experiences has (hopefully) shifted or expanded their scope ….

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