5 Ways to Continue Growing as an Educator Everyday!
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$14 Trillion Spending Bill Includes a Win for Education
According to The United States Department of Education 2020, Spending Budget Summary, the fiscal 2020 spending bill President Donald Trump signed on December 20th that received bipartisan support will provide $72.8 billion in discretionary funding for the Education Department. Originally, the President was attempting to abolish 29 programs that are receiving 67 billion dollars in federal aid. Zero of the 29 programs he sought to cut were eliminated. This spending bill includes a $450 million increase for Title I spending on disadvantaged students, a $410 million increase for state special education grants, and will allow for additional funds to support programs that provide academic enrichment and educator training. In this post, we will cover the significance these USDE programs have in the field of education as well as our agency.
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YES, Inc.'s 25th year Anniversary!
How to Apply To Teach in One of Our Partner Districts for the ‘20-’21 School Year
YES, Inc. is in the midst of our recruitment efforts for the 2020-2021 school year. Yes, you heard correct. We are only three months into the current school year, and we are recruiting for the next school year already!
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Dare to Differentiate: The Ultimate Guide to Differentiation
Differentiation begins when you create your lesson plan and continues during the implementation of that lesson in the classroom. Knowing the unique capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses of all of your students are the key to implementing differentiation strategies in a way that maximizes classroom learning.
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5 Ways to Cultivate Student Engagement
Let's face it. There are a plethora of variables to consider during lesson planning. In a perfect world, each lesson would engage the entire classroom and encourage learning for ALL students. In reality, sometimes cultivating engagement feels like it takes some magical spell. Finding new ways to engage students can take each student's growth to the next level and create a positive learning environment in the classroom. In this post, we'll provide 5 ways to cultivate engagement, which you can use next time you are lesson planning.
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What is Culturally Responsive Teaching?
Culturally responsive teaching centers around implementing a student-focused approach to teaching. It uses the power of application by identifying the unique strengths of each child to encourage academic achievement and a sense of belonging in a classroom setting.
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