Program Hauls in Huge Catch of Reading Challenged to create a program that encourages young students to read in school as well as at home, Betsy Lepak created "Hooked on Books." Students keep track of every book they read both in school and at home in hopes of earning a special reward, the privilege of caring in their classroom for to two fish in a bowl.
Hiring New Teachers
One of the principal's most important responsibilities is to hire teachers and other staff members who will develop programs to meet school-wide needs and be dedicated to helping students achieve. The articles in this archive share stories and practical tips to help you find the right person for the job.
From the Principal Files
Make Graduation Day Special Whether you call it Graduation Day, Move-Up or Step-Up Day, or Recognition or Promotion Day, the day you set aside to honor your school's "senior" class can be a special one with these ideas from Education World's "Principal Files" team.
The Principal Poet
Education World's resident poet, Mr. Ivan, presents a poem that is sure to bring grins to school leaders everywhere. This week's poem is "Gravity."
In school I learned that apples
Fell on Isaac Newton's head
And made him discover gravity
'Least that's what
my science teacher said
Wire Side Chat
The Growing Role of Online Learning
Enrollment in online and blended courses -- those that combine online and traditional learning -- will continue growing, a study says. Educators need training and schools need plans to ensure online learning is integrated effectively and efficiently into schools.
Take Five for Reflecting on the books principals love to read aloud to kids.
Principal Ideas #9
Newsletter exchange, marshmallow stress relief, meeting ideas, more...
Instant Meeting #28
Groups draw an image that describes a complex situation.
Grant of the Week
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