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Wells, Karye; Foster, Elizabeth – Learning Professional, 2022
Two years after the onset of the pandemic, COVID-19 continues to take a toll on educators' morale and well-being. The need to strengthen relationships between educators and students is growing. The MyTeachingPartner-Secondary (MTP-S) program, which is a strengths-based coaching program for middle and high school teachers, helps educators respond…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), COVID-19, Pandemics, Middle School Teachers
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Dodman, Stephanie L.; Holincheck, Nancy; Fox, Rebecca K. – Learning Professional, 2022
Viewing classrooms as apolitical, race-neutral environments is not working -- and never has. In promoting color blindness, educators have denied student racial identities. In using the broad language of multicultural education, schools have maintained a strict adherence to white, middle class, heteronormative definitions of success. As a result,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Cultural Awareness, Racial Identification, Ethnicity
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Lin, Joyce; Perry, Ayanna – Learning Professional, 2022
When a new community forms, whether it is an elementary school class or a teacher inquiry group, co-constructing norms or community expectations is often one of the members' first tasks. The authors advocate that norms should be given to (rather than created by) a newly formed community to elevate the different needs, goals, and perspectives of…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Norms, Behavior Standards, High School Teachers
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Rost, Linda; Olson, Melissa; Iqbal, Shazia; Embry, Robyn; Smith, Walter – Learning Professional, 2022
Teachers are uniquely situated to enact best practices for the direct benefit of student learning. However, teachers often lack opportunities to exercise agency, the capacity to "make an impact or exert power." When teachers develop agency, they are better able to implement place-based, relevant lessons for their students. The authors…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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El-Mekki, Sharif – Learning Professional, 2021
At the Center for Black Educator Development, the organization Sharif El-Mekki founded and leads, they believe that to teach Black children "superbly" is a revolutionary act. In service of that goal, they prepare educators to instill in Black children a positive sense of their own racial identity and, in so doing, equip them with the…
Descriptors: African American Students, Minority Group Students, Teacher Qualifications, Racial Identification
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Swanson, Lorilei; Beaty, Julia; Patel, Laurann Gallitto – Learning Professional, 2021
The need for social and emotional learning (SEL) has increased since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unprecedented school closings have led to social isolation, illness, and economic hardship -- exacerbating anxiety -- and reopening plans continue to cause uncertainty and stress. These factors heighten the urgency to equip educators and school…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Social Emotional Learning, Elementary School Students
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Edmond, Carrie; Kmieciak, Rebekah; Mane, Rachel; Taplin, Ashley – Learning Professional, 2021
Social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as growth mindset and perseverance have always been important for learning mathematics, but educators are not always explicit about how or intentional about integrating them into math classrooms. In the North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas, they are working to change that. Two…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Coaching (Performance), Secondary School Teachers, Self Concept
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Foster, Elizabeth – Learning Professional, 2021
Project-based learning is popular with many parents, students, and teachers because of its focus on problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, and real-world application (Gallup, 2019). It encourages teachers to act as facilitators while students actively engage in teacherand student-posed learning challenges, working alone and in groups on…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Program Effectiveness, High Schools
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Weaver, Shatera – Learning Professional, 2021
In her essay "Homeplace," social activist and author bell hooks defines a homeplace as a space where Black people are able to "recover our wholeness" and "where we can be affirmed in our minds and hearts … where we could restore ourselves the dignity denied us on the outside in the public world" (hooks, 1990). As dean…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Educational Environment, Equal Education, African American Students
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Foster, Elizabeth – Learning Professional, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, educators, students, families, and community members are seeking ways to ensure students' needs are met across a range of academic, social, and emotional considerations. They are also looking ahead to the future, recognizing there may be opportunity for innovation after the last 18 months reset expectations for…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Volk, Aimee – Learning Professional, 2021
Over the last several years, the West Fargo Public Schools district (North Dakota) came to realize its English language arts resources needed an overhaul. The books students were reading in class and the discussions classes were having were not reflective of the student body. What is the purpose for requiring all students to read a specific text?…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Districts, English, Language Arts
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McKee, Rohini; Bowman, Michelle – Learning Professional, 2020
COVID-19 has presented many new challenges for educators, not only in teaching and connecting with students but in their own learning from one another. The necessity of physical distancing has required all who engage in networks to be nimble and adapt strategies to an online environment. Although frustrating, this need can be turned into…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Networks, Middle Schools
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Carlson, Liesel – Learning Professional, 2020
In this article, the author describes collaborative work with four teachers through the Lansing School District's participation in a multiyear project to implement and study the effects of the My Teaching Partner-Secondary 1:1 Video Coaching model. The model is a collaborative, individualized coaching program that focuses on effective…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Teacher Improvement
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Sippy, Emanuelle; Belin, Rachel – Learning Professional, 2020
Young people have long been on the front lines of pushing for systemic change. The Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, consisting of 100 self-selected students from across Kentucky, works to improve schools and society. This article describes the Student Voice Team, an extension of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, an organization…
Descriptors: School Policy, Educational Improvement, Student Participation, Democracy
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Biby, Kaleigh; Dipman, Taryn; McCullick, KayLynne; Nelson, Michelle – Learning Professional, 2020
Student journalists from the Canine Courier at El Dorado Springs (Missouri) High School shared their thoughts and suggestions about what teachers need to know so that all students feel safe, welcome, and successful. Journalism teacher Amber Francis and assistant superintendent Theresa Christian facilitated their contributions. The contributions…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Journalism Education, Reading Difficulties
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