School Psyched Podcast is hosted by three school psychologists who invite experts to share their insights on a range of topics, including evidence-based social and emotional learning, gifted students, legal considerations, and more-controversial issues, such as racial representation in special education.
As a classroom teacher, one of the most exciting aspects of starting a new school year is organizing the classroom learning spaces. Where should the desks go? Can everyone see the board properly? Can everyone move around the room easily?
Little Scholars, a leading provider of afterschool enrichment programs, summer camps, and tutoring, is looking for exceptional teachers for a unique teaching experience. Little Scholars hires teachers who appreciate organic learning beyond the tests. Its enrichment programs and summer camps are offered at local public and private schools. Little Scholars provides the curriculum, including the materials and supplies, to teach the programs. Tutoring is individualized for each student: the tutors choose from a variety of proven methods when planning lessons to make sure each student is successful. Little Scholars is perfect for teachers, education students, retired teachers, and teachers looking for part-time work. Visit the website to learn more and submit your résumé.
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) works to advance the practice of promoting integrated academic, social, and emotional learning for all children in preschool through high school. CASEL offers an up-to-date clearinghouse of tools drawn from the worlds of scholarly research, on-the-ground practice, and cutting-edge policy.
More than 20,000 attendees and exhibitors participated in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in San Antonio, Texas. This was the first year the total number of attendees exceeded 15,000. Everyone was searching for ways to "embrace the extraordinary" for their students.