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3 Ways for Parents, Teachers to Help Teens Interested in Science Succeed

Activities outside of class can allow students to explore their passion for science.
U.S. high schoolers aren't the best at science among their international peers, but many of the country's teens want to pursue a career in the field, according to a new report.
Thirty-eight percent of 15-year-olds in the U. ...




Major Teacher Diversity Problems in U.S. Schools

Public schools in the U.S. have a teacher diversity crisis on their hands, according to a new report published Friday by the Department of Education.
The K-12 teaching workforce is overwhelmingly compromised of white teachers – 82 percent during the 2011-2012 school year, the most recent year of data pulled for the report. ...




The Power of Networks for STEM Women of Color Faculty

What are the best parts of your experience as a faculty member? Ask this question of a woman of color in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, and her eyes will likely widen as she animatedly describes her research and how it addresses a problem she sees as important. ...




Assessing readiness for an uphill civil rights battle

DEARBORN — Multiculturalism in classrooms has become far more necessary, not only as a means of understanding among different cultures, but also as a possible shelter from any identity crisis a child could face.
The 2016 election's outcome— which included spikes in racism and hate— has caused minority parents to worry for their children's wellbeing, mainly in schools, where they are not around. ...




What Can Schools Do to Attract a New Generation of School Leaders?

"The Correlates of Effective Schools research found that the principal was the single most-important contributing factor to the success of an effective school," Alan Seay, principal at Iowa Park (Texas) High School, told Education World. "That's why it's critical for schools to be able to attract good people to the principalship -- and to keep them there. ...




Classroom Management Tips for Novice Teachers

Being a rookie in the education world is the not easy. While you may have done your time and learned all that you could about classroom management in college, while student teaching, and by reading textbooks, many of you still are left with questions unanswered. ...




7 Surefire Tips to Find a Teaching Job

Have you just completed your degree and are looking to find a teaching job? Are you a seasoned teacher who is looking for an exciting new challenge? Or are you a professional outside of the education industry who is looking to make a career switch to a teaching position?
 
Finding a new teaching opportunity can be a daunting process, especially since seasoned teachers with tenure or long-standing success at a school are typically automatically re-invited to teach each school year. ...




How to Find Your Dream Teaching Job

Whether you are unhappy in your current school, a newbie looking at the world of education with wide eyes and a hopeful grin or about to jump into education as a second-career seeker, you are entitled to work in a place that "gets" you and wants what you have to offer. ...




9 Job Hunting Tips From Teachers Who've Landed Their Dream Positions

Are you thinking of applying for a new teaching job this year?  
 
Landing a great teaching job is a life-changer—but it takes some work. And by the time you finish with job fairs and portfolio building, it can be downright daunting. ...




How to Become an Elementary, Middle, or High School Principal

Elementary, middle, and high school principals manage the day-to-day operations of schools.
 
What Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals Do
 
Elementary, middle, and high school principals manage all school operations, including daily school activities. ...