All Blog Posts Tagged 'school' (24)

Professional Development Best Practices

It is important to adopt best practices concerning Professional Development is another area where we can increase teacher performance and cut expenses. During times of fiscal crisis we have the opportunity to be creative and innovative. Actually, we should never spend money on what…


Added by Joseph Tramontana on September 29, 2015 at 9:37am — No Comments

The Benefit of Per Unit Costs

During bad times the budget discussions go like this: The Math Supervisor adamantly defends the Math

Coaches and the Director of Professional Development would be appalled if you cut any professional

development. The AROI discussion will center on whether the Directors/Supervisors can “prove” A

school district can benefit by researching per…


Added by Joseph Tramontana on August 14, 2015 at 6:47am — No Comments

Six Major School District Expenses

This week we will discuss six major school district expenses. Last week we had a friendly discussion on how we fund our school programs. If you read the last post you already know that we essentially rely on local property taxes and state aid to fund our schools.  We also know that you cannot raise…


Added by Joseph Tramontana on July 21, 2015 at 7:16am — No Comments

6 Power Tools That Help Students Achieve Academic Success

Living a grown-up life is awesome but there is nothing fun, enjoyable and carefree than being a student. In spite of the hardships encountered while living the tough independent life at the university, it's nothing compared to the learning and experiences you have gained that molds you to become the…


Added by Gemma Gaten on April 15, 2015 at 10:17pm — No Comments

7 Inspiring and Motivational Books to Read in 2015

People often say that reading has a significant number of benefits to students. Reading will make you smarter and it can spark your creativity. It also helps you develop your cognitive skills and grow your understanding on complex problems. Moreover, it is fun, entertaining and…


Added by Gemma Gaten on February 16, 2015 at 1:36am — No Comments

Utmost Need Of A Language

Spanish being the fifth most spoken language in Europe, it is the most widely understood language in the western hemisphere. It normally holds official or national position in almost 19 countries totaling at least 418 million native speakers in the western hemisphere. The data shows that 15 percent of all Europeans…


Added by Tom Clark on December 29, 2014 at 6:19am — No Comments

Policies in Britain for Student Development

Providing emotional intelligence and discipline among the children at young age will build a better future for themselves and for the mankind as a whole. There are many programs and courses are serving for this purpose in schools of the United Kingdom. With the advent of the internet, the efficiency of…


Added by Tom Clark on December 26, 2014 at 9:32am — No Comments

Ideas to improve your schools

Improving the learning process with established professional learning communities by encouraging social networking will tend to avail a globally accepted platform in learning. By reexamining the staffing process with usage of digital tools in enhancing…


Added by Tom Clark on December 8, 2014 at 2:39am — No Comments

Look At All Aspects before Finalising English Language School That Is Just Right for You

If you are looking for an English language course in Manchester, you are faced with the daunting task of finding the right school and course. There are many schools in Manchester that offer English language courses aimed towards honing your language skills, but how do you find the best?

A right school…


Added by Tom Clark on November 19, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Best Tech Tools for Middle School Students

With every new term you start at school, you have new needs and obstacles that require the use of fresh technology tools, gadgets and apps. There is always a solution no matter how serious the problem seems at first, so you should always try to clear your head and find the right tool to use.…


Added by Anthony Robles on November 6, 2014 at 3:54am — No Comments

Dispelling the Myths of Vocational Schools

Vocational schools have earned a bad rap over the years. People, in the past, have had a tendency to believe that only dropouts and kids with special needs go to vocational schools. Slowly and surely though, that opinion has been changing. The populace at large is starting to realize that undertaking a career specific vocational training course has a variety of benefits.The truth is that vocational schools do bring some benefits to the table, and have gained a notoriety that is…


Added by Ray Holder on October 21, 2014 at 6:55am — No Comments

Bespoke temporary classrooms for historic school sites

Britain’s urban schools are under more pressure than ever, with expanding class sizes coming up against straitened economic circumstances and modern teaching techniques demanding ever more space, a luxury in city schools whose sites are often overcrowded. An increasingly complex timetable designed to teach practical…


Added by Tom Clark on October 13, 2014 at 4:13am — No Comments

Advantages of having an up to date website for your school

Keeping up to date in this age of constant change in information technology may prove something of a challenge. Not everyone is a wizard in the technology – and neither should they be.

One of the great advantages in having an up to date website for your school, however, is the simple…


Added by Tom Clark on September 19, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments

What it takes to make an effective website for school?

Virtual presence has become a must in any field. Be it companies or educational institutes, if one has to survive then they need to make their presence felt. Online marketing is the latest trend and any organization that exist in the real world should and must have a website in the virtual…


Added by Tom Clark on September 17, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Impress Your College Professors

You're in college now, kiddo.

It's like high school, except completely different.

For one thing, you'll be filing into huge lecture halls along with hundreds of other students. You probably won't get a warm nod from the professor; he or she may not even know your name until the end of the…


Added by Tom Clark on September 3, 2014 at 5:23am — 1 Comment

Helping High School Students Catch Up on Credits

Originally Posted on Learning Outside the Lines

Estimates vary, but each year nearly a million students drop out of high school. One key reason is that students fall behind on credits and, once behind, they see little hope of catching up. So, keeping students from falling behind their peers is a significant challenge that impacts every high school in…


Added by Anthony Sargon on December 4, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

La Educación Especial en la Educación Media en el Uruguay

La educación especial, léase con formato integración/inclusión en el Uruguay es absolutamente deficiente  y los pasos para lograr superar el formato “reparativo” médico son lentos y sin una planificación acorde.

Por nuestras similitudes culturales con los españoles, buscaremos mostrar la diferencia positiva a favor de este modelo, aún cuando resta mucho por lograr, por lo menos existe un “modelo” a desarrollar. Los países latinoamericanos, y en especial del MERCOSUR, son muy similares a…


Added by Angel Ramos on August 23, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments


Excuses Written by Parents


1. Dear School: Please excuse John from being absent on Jan. 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and also 33.

2. Please excuse Dianne from being absent yesterday. She was in bed with gramps.

3. Please excuse Johnnie for being…


Added by rebat kumar dhakal on June 12, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Developing 21st Century School Leadership


I have realised over the past 6 months how few schools are actually clear about what their long term vision is. Part of the impact of this lack of vision and disciplined building of this vision is that schools can quite often be focussed on things that disperse their power and ability. They become like a thirsty person wandering in the desert – going from one mirage to the next. Teachers become inured to change and morale can suffer.


In an increasingly competitive…


Added by Adrian Bertolini on March 3, 2011 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Don’t Want to Go to College? Maybe Try UnCollege – You’ll be amazed

Mark Twain once said “I have never let school interfere with my education.” and this is the motto of UnCollege, a new movement to redefine what and how we learn. The movement isspearheaded by nineteen year old Dale Stephens and its goal is to create a learning program where students will be ‘self-learners’. In other words, students will not go to classes or get grades (or a diploma for that matter). Instead they will formulate…


Added by Sal P on February 22, 2011 at 9:17am — 3 Comments

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