The Prince George's County, Md., school system is rewarding teachers for good performance in the classroom, paying $1.1 million to 279 teachers and administrators from a dozen schools. (Education Week)
Teacher job candidates often breeze through online job applications, making numerous capitalization, spelling, and grammar errors. But they need to understand that these applications are often the first place school district administrators will turn to when openings occur and that careless errors can put you immediately in the "no" pile.
RTI and Learning Disabilities On Tuesday, Teacher editor Elizabeth Rich was joined by two experts, Kathleen A. Whitmire and Jack M. Fletcher, to discuss the use of the Response to Intervention framework for working with children with learning disabilities.
Research indicates that students benefit when their parents are engaged in their learning and schools. This Spotlight on Parental Involvement explores how schools and teachers can encourage meaningful home-school connections through home visits, outreach to non-English-speaking parents, and professional development designed around activities that build teachers' capacity to involve families. Check it out now.
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