Racial Disparity in Student Discipline Isn’t All About Race – Education Article

In 2016, the poorest 50% of American adults had an average net worth (home and financial assets minus debt) of just $7,500. To make matters worse, only a year previously it was $9,000. The difference all went to the top 1% who gained an average of $1.5 million during that same year.   These facts have real world consequences for every level of society – especially how our children behave in school.   CONSEQUENCES   It seems clear then that…

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Creating Your Dream Elementary Classroom From the Inside Out – Education Article

Creating Your Dream Elementary Classroom from the Inside Out: A Practical Guide for TeachersBy Becky Hunt(Routledge/Eye On Education, 2019 – Learn more) Reviewed by Linda Biondi If you’re wondering how to set up your new classroom or you are ready to make some changes in your familiar space, Creating Your Dream Elementary Classroom from the Inside Out: A Practical Guide for Teachers is the book for you! In my many years as an upper elementary teacher, I was always looking…

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Online safety resources for families – Education Article

When I was a kid, my family couldn’t afford a computer, so I’d only get to use one in my father’s office, for a few minutes at a time. When I was a little older, we got a computer at school—one computer, for the entire school—and I was able to spend a bit more time with a PC. Fast forward to 2018, my daughter is walking around her middle school with a computer in her pocket that enables her to…

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