Leadership

How to Create a Positive School Culture

Each school is different. Each has its own set of normal procedures, values, and beliefs. One institution’s rituals and ceremonies may differ from an institution in the neighboring district. Each school has prized symbols and stories that give the school []

Top 10 Barriers to Student Success
College Education

Survey Results: Top 10 Barriers to Student Success

Driving and improving student success is a top goal for educators. Factors that contribute to success vary, ranging from student preparation to motivation to engagement. In truth, student success takes on many forms like meeting academic or curriculum goals and []

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College Education

Take Note: Note Taking Strategies for Students

It is an exciting prospect to embark on a new educational goal. Achieving that goal, however, often takes more than intelligence or skill. It requires course-taking ability. It is a process to translate the information provided by your professor into []

Education podcasts further the educational community's mission
Leadership

5 Education Podcasts (Actually Worth Listening To)

Educators are always looking to find the latest and best resources to effectively reach students and to improve their own teaching methods. Podcasts are both entertaining and informative, which make them excellent tools for teachers to use both inside and []

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Leadership

Top 5 Characteristics of Effective School Principals

Being a school principal is a challenging career, and it takes someone with the right balance of both experience and soft skills to be effective at leading teachers and ultimately making a difference in the lives of students. These are []

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College Education

Helping College Students Manage Stress

Many adults tend to romanticize their college years as a completely carefree time. We spent our days soaking up the sun on a campus lawn, cheering at football games and partying. The truth is, college student stress is real. Adjusting to []

Student Planners Voices in America
Leadership

Voices In America

Voices In America Segment Profiling Memphis Rise Academy In this Voices In America television segment learn how Memphis Rise Academy’s implementation of customized school planners, designed by The School Planner Company, has “made a world of difference” for their stakeholders. By []

Supporting social emotional learning at home
Leadership

10 Essential Tips to Increase Parental Engagement

Parental engagement is vital. You’d have a tough time finding an educator who wasn’t aware of the benefits of parents taking an interest, and getting involved in their child’s education. Unfortunately, it’s really not that easy. Parents sometimes don’t show []

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Elementary Education

6 Powerful Strategies to Foster Student Accountability

Students deserve an education that will not only prepare them for college, but also for the rest of their lives. In order to do this they should be given responsibilities, such as classroom jobs and group projects, which foster a []