Still recovering from Hurricane Maria, the Puerto Rico Department of Education is steadily rebuilding and restructuring schools throughout the island.
A panel of school leaders shared their research and practical experiences with empowering schools to close achievement gaps at AASA’s National Conference on Education on Friday.
A penny is a penny is a penny, unless of course you look at the way that Trish Rubin does. For this marketing expert, it was easy for her to help superintendents see the differences. Rubin is a brand consultant at Baruch College who shared her marketing expertise in a Friday afternoon workshop at the … Read more A Brand Consultant Attracts Eager Ears on Marketing School Leadership
At the fastest-improving schools, educators’ mindset changed from fast-forward thinking to future-focused thinking, according to Bill Daggett, the keynote speaker at Friday’s 2nd General Session. Daggett, founder and chair of the International Center for Leadership in Education, supports this assertion with research findings of three studies that looked at individual school performance, the practices of … Read more Daggett Re-envisions Learning for the Whole Child in an AASA Keynote Address
Hollywood feeds the myth that great teachers are born, not made. Think “Stand and Deliver,” the story of math teacher Jaimie Escalante, whose students succeeded. Or “The Freedom Writers,” about the inspirational English teacher Hilary Swank who encouraged students to express themselves through writing.