December 10, 2019

Principals have a lot of tasks to accomplish each day, but each one contributes to the most important goal: helping each student reach their fullest potential. This is very aspirational, but not impossible. You just need effective teachers.

Effective teachers bridge the...

December 5, 2019

Teacher retention is one of the biggest challenges that school and district leaders face in the course of their duties. Teacher retention is the rate at which new teachers remain in the profession before their retirement age. However, it’s more commonly known as the ab...

Dr. Crystal LaVoulle, Executive Director of the LaVoulle group, shares her educational and professional journey from reading specialist to professor, author, and education entrepreneur.  In an in-dept interview with the Gentlemen of Style co-hosts, Dr. LaVoulle discuss...

The university/school partnership offers opportunity to address many of the gaps that currently exist with new teachers entering their first year of teaching. Local school administrators are in a prime position to communicate the needs and expectations of new teachers...

January 15, 2018

Do teachers in your school have a voice?

Principals may answer yes to this question, referring to the numerous policies that have been put in place to allow teachers to contribute to school-wide decision making. Several principals will mention the School Improvement Com...

January 15, 2018

How do we support English Language Learners in the science classroom?

English Language Learners (ELLs) are characterized as (1) students whom native language is not English or (2) students who live and operate in an environment where English is not primarily spoken.  

He...

January 15, 2018

Students’ ability to read, write and comprehend scientific concepts ultimately affect their ability to excel in science related content areas. Science is not a subject in which information can merely be memorized, students must have a plethora of knowledge from multipl...