Carol Jago, a distinguished English teacher, author, and past president of the National Council of Teachers of English, directly addresses a challenge faced by many teachers today …there is so much important work to do and so little time. Read on for her best survival tips from 32 years in the classroom.
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September is one of the most exciting months of the year for teachers, however it can also be an extremely busy month both professionally and personally. Three key tips are calendar consolidation, staying in front of parents, and uniting your grade-level team.
Research spanning 100 years shows that all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities over the summer. More concerning, however, is the effect of summer learning loss on the achievement gap. So how do we keep the "learning faucet" turned on for all students to combat summer learning loss and narrow the achievement gap?