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What Schools Can Do With All Those Leftover Solar Eclipse Glasses
What Schools Can Do With All Those Leftover Solar Eclipse Glasses

By Elizabeth Heubeck, Education Week The total solar eclipse traveled across North America on April 8, creating lasting memories for countless school-aged children who caught a glimpse of the celestial event. But important lessons linked to the eclipse need not be over yet. The next solar... Continue Reading

Date posted04/12/2024


Lazy? Anxious? Overlooked? Teachers Sound Off on Unmotivated Students
Lazy? Anxious? Overlooked? Teachers Sound Off on Unmotivated Students

By Tanyon A. Duprey , Education Week Labeling students who don’t do their work and seem unmotivated as “lazy” has transcended generations in the classroom. As time has gone on, and social science research has gotten more advanced, it’s clear that there’s many... Continue Reading

Date posted04/12/2024


Intentionality
Intentionality

As a professional educator with four children, a former high school principal, Army Airborne Ranger, and someone who serves on community committees and boards of directors, I understand a little bit about not having enough time or space to thrive. Intentionality is a helpful ingredient and can be... Continue Reading

Date posted04/11/2024


Developing a Personal Classroom Walk-Through System
Developing a Personal Classroom Walk-Through System

By: Jennifer Hawthorne Ph.D., Deputy Superintendent, Walton County School District One of my hardest jobs as a principal was also my favorite – finding time to get into classrooms! Each and every day, I found myself wanting to get into classrooms, wanting to watch teachers teach and... Continue Reading

Postedby Jennifer Hawthorne
Date posted04/4/2024


Empowered and Connected: How Surrounding Yourself with the Right People Propels Women in Education L
Empowered and Connected: How Surrounding Yourself with the Right People Propels Women in Education L

By: Erin Sieh Starting out as a new principal, I was beyond excited to dive into my new role. I mapped out my 100-day plan, moved into the community I would be serving, and started scribbling out ways to connect with students and staff. Before my official duties began at my new school, I... Continue Reading

Date posted03/27/2024


IOU Prime Time - Dr. Joe Famualro
IOU Prime Time - Dr. Joe Famualro

Good morning friends. Meet Dr. Joe Famularo, the NYS 23-24 Superintendent of the Year! I was thrilled to have Dr. Joe on my podcast last year and was so super impressed. What an amazing leader and person! When we were done, I asked if he would be interested in continuing sharing his leadership by... Continue Reading

Postedby Andrew Marotta
Date posted03/20/2024


State of the Union in K-12 Education
State of the Union in K-12 Education

By: Krysia Gabenski, Editorial Director, NAESP We're at a crossroads in education where we need to embrace innovation and focus on a whole-child approach to learning. Learning Policy Institute's Linda Darling-Hammond outlines strategies to do just that. “This is a challenging time in... Continue Reading

Date posted03/14/2024


5 Considerations When Implementing Weapons Screening
5 Considerations When Implementing Weapons Screening

Regardless of all of the hype that fantastic marketers and salespeople do, the decision to implement a weapon screening program is not something to be taken lightly. There are plenty of legal, personnel, technology, site logistics, and funding issues to consider: Do you currently have a weapon... Continue Reading

Postedby Kevin Wren
Date posted03/4/2024


Leadership Required: Administrators must implement resiliency
Leadership Required: Administrators must implement resiliency

Student resiliency and wellness initiatives can help schools address a broad array of needs, including how they connect with their peers, overcome challenges, and make responsible decisions. These initiatives not only contribute to the creation of healthy learning environments but also play a... Continue Reading

Postedby Barbara Browning
Date posted02/27/2024


Imposter Syndrome – What to Do When it Strikes
Imposter Syndrome – What to Do When it Strikes

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong in a room full of successful people, despite your qualifications? You think to yourself, “it’s just a matter of time before they find out I’m a fraud!” Believe it or not, there’s a name for this. It’s called,... Continue Reading

Date posted02/21/2024


Prioritizing Educator Wellbeing: FASA Introduces ESNTL Wellness
Prioritizing Educator Wellbeing: FASA Introduces ESNTL Wellness

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, the welfare of educators stands as a cornerstone for sustainable growth and student success. However, recent research has shed light on a concerning reality: educators are grappling with alarming levels of burnout, stress, and exhaustion. This... Continue Reading

Date posted02/14/2024


My FASC Experience
My FASC Experience

The first experience I had in student government occurred back in my 6th grade year. My middle school’s student council was incredibly small, with only about 5 people at its largest. The largest event we did was called Red Ribbon Week, where we sold red candy to raise awareness... Continue Reading

Postedby Reid Snider
Date posted02/7/2024