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How Administrators Can Support School STEM Programs
How Administrators Can Support School STEM Programs

By Dianna Weinbaum One of the challenges currently facing our society is the need to prepare more students for the realities of an uncertain future. Though rapid changes in technology and the economy make it difficult to predict what jobs may look like even a decade from now, we do know that... Continue Reading

Postedby Dianna Weinbaum
Date posted05/13/2024


The Florida Department of Education Announces the 2025 Florida Teacher of the Year Finalists
The Florida Department of Education Announces the 2025 Florida Teacher of the Year Finalists

This week, Paul Burns, FDOE Senior Chancellor for Public Schools, traveled the state to recognize five outstanding teachers who are finalists for the 2025 Florida Teacher of the Year award. The finalists... Continue Reading

Date posted05/9/2024


EdTech Policies: Where They Stand and Implications for the Future
EdTech Policies: Where They Stand and Implications for the Future

By: Krysia Gabenski, NAESP Editorial Director The implementation of technology in schools has brought tremendous benefits but also new challenges that require thoughtful policymaking. We know how critical it is that school leaders are part of the conversation as policy makers consider the... Continue Reading

Date posted05/2/2024


Broward Public Schools plans to install metal detectors in all high schools this fall
Broward Public Schools plans to install metal detectors in all high schools this fall

Jimena Tavel, Miami Herald Instead of slowly rolling out metal detectors to all of its high schools in years to come as previously planned, the Broward School Board decided Tuesday to aggressively target all high schools by the end of the fall semester. “I don’t really want to... Continue Reading

Date posted04/25/2024


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 posted04/24/2024


How Columbine Shaped 25 Years of School Safety
How Columbine Shaped 25 Years of School Safety

Evie Blad, Education Week School shootings had happened before the fateful 1999 massacre at Columbine High School. But it quickly became clear that the tragic event, in which 12 students and one teacher died, thrust the country into a new era, forever changing millions of American... Continue Reading

Date posted04/18/2024


Administrators’ role in student mental health
Administrators’ role in student mental health

A Sponsored Blog from Talkspace It’s not news to anyone working in education that many students struggle with their mental health. The latest research by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on teen mental health found that almost half of all students (42%) felt persistent feelings of... Continue Reading

Date posted04/18/2024


How Principals Use the Lunch Hour to Target Student Apathy
How Principals Use the Lunch Hour to Target Student Apathy

Olina Banerji, Education Week Principals snack. They graze. They munch. Sometimes, they pulverize their lunch into a smoothie and carry it around school. Most school leaders just don’t have the time to sit down to lunch. In response to a query on one of Education Week’s social media... Continue Reading

Date posted04/15/2024


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