Posts by Jessica Slusser
Did you know the single greatest indicator of children’s success is the literacy level of their parents? Did you know that parental involvement in their child’s reading has been found to be the most important determinant of language and emergent literacy?
Our team is wrapping an incredible week at INBOUND, which got us thinking about how leadership is about more than just managing people: it’s about growing people. And we all have leadership opportunities, whether or not we manage a team.
Schools that are part of networks have shown boosted achievement and graduation rates, and networks allow for quality options to scale in communities that need them most. New Tech Network is a great example.
The teacher shortage problem can be attributed to many different things, and the solution is much deeper than simply partnering with an online provider. But that can still be a useful component of an effective solution.
In a new publication titled "What Really Matters in Teaching Phonics Today: Laying a Foundation for Reading", Dr. Jim Cunningham explores the foundational reading skills that must be developed in order for the “building” of reading and writing to be strong.
The math classroom is often a challenging place for learners, but mathematical discourse can help students reflect on and develop their understanding of math concepts, building their confidence. Here are two new resources to get them started.