Entries related to: classroom-management

Surprising Truth About Turning Around Failing Schools

Why are schools failing? Before we explore school improvement strategies, it’s crucial to understand why so many schools fail. Aside from mismanagement and the socioeconomic status of the school and its students, many of the issues begin directly in the classroom. According to an academic journal article in JSTOR, schools fail for a number of reasons that occur in the classroom. The author identifies six factors of critical importance that cause low school performance: 
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The Best School Administrator Resources of 2018

During the busy school year, many school administrators may find it difficult to find the time for professional development or networking. However, for the benefit of the school and its students, it’s crucial that education professionals have the time for learning opportunities, to pursue professional topics they are passionate about or to engage in meaningful conversation with other professionals in the field.
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List of 10 Best School Management Software

What Is School Management Software? School management software, which encompasses various aspects of management, allows schools to automate many tasks of running an institution. The varying management software packages offer a wide range of functions, from scheduling to student performance tracking. It may help schools improve communication, offer a better analysis of student performance, and allow an increased transparency with the parents.
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5 Fundamentals of School Leadership That Works

In educational research regarding modern school reform, the improvement of school leadership ranked high on the list of priorities. A 2010 survey of school administrators, policymakers and school owners revealed that the quality of school leaders is one of the most pressing matters among issues in education. While the quality of instructors stood above all others, school leadership outstripped issues such as high drop out rates, STEM integration, and college and workforce preparation. 
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10 Characteristics of Effective School Leaders

In the latest study on school management, researchers have identified leadership to be one of the key factors behind successful schools. The study is in line with other research into what makes schools thrive, such as the influential study linking leadership to student learning.
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Conquer the Chaos: How to Develop Effective Classroom Management

True or false: Effective classroom management makes only a marginal difference in teacher retention and student outcomes.
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Education Trends: Teaching English Language Learners Through Technology

We are living in an era of never-before-seen learning and instruction systems. The impact of modern technology on the education industry is rapidly growing. The results are impeccable — we are making instruction smarter, more accessible and efficient by using state-of-the-art tools.
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The Scientific Method to a Successful School

You're thinking of starting an ESL school, or already operate one, but would like to see it be more successful. But what makes a successful language school? How can your school join the ranks of the best? The answers may be found through the scientific method — observing, asking questions, forming an approach, acting, and analyzing your findings. Then, you evaluate the process and its conclusion and start again! Through this trial and error method, you will find the method that works for your school, make money, and, most importantly, bring your students to success.
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5 Things to Consider Before Starting an ESL School

One road you can take as a seasoned ESL instructor (or even just an enthusiast!) is to open a language school. The rewards are immense if you are successful. But, what if you are not? How do you even open an ESL school? Are language schools profitable? The questions don’t end there. In fact, you will have many more along this journey.
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Successful ESL Program Models

The past two decades have brought the second largest wave of immigration to the United States. Unfortunately, the states are struggling to keep up. Based on recent data by NPR, researchers found that no matter where they go to school, most ESL students are struggling due to having little or no access to quality instruction.
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