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Teacher Shortage in America

As all school administrators must know, there is a very real teacher shortage currently in American schools and the projections are that it will only be getting worse. What is causing this shortage? It is estimated that 50% of new teachers will leave the profession in their first five years of teaching. Some of the reasons for this high turnovers are: lack of district and state funding for positions, student enrollment is climbing, the pandemic has caused many teachers to leave their jobs,...

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Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th...

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15-October 15th. It was originally established, in 1969, as Hispanic Heritage Week, by President Lyndon Johnson. In 1988, it became a month long celebration. Some people say we don't really need an Hispanic Heritage Month, A Black History Month, A Women’s History Month, A Native American Heritage Month and other such months to recognize the...

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The Supreme Court's New Session...

 

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7 Tips for Helping Your Teen Transition...

For Parents---Here Are 7 Tips That You Might Find Useful To Help Your Child Prepare For This Exciting High School Year!

1) Come to school...

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Preparing the Substitute Teacher

As a former secondary principal, a good substitute teacher was worth their weight in gold. At some schools you might have the luxury of hiring full time subs that come in everyday and are placed in classes where they are needed. However, many schools still use the time tested daily call in subs.
 
Many subs in my experience prefer the short term assignment. This way they just follow the teachers' lesson plans and are not responsible for grading assignments, creating...

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International Peace Day ,2022

 

 
The International Day of...

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Constitution Day is Coming!

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If What’s Happening on Airplanes is Any...

If you have seen the news lately, you are likely aware of what’s happening on commercial flights. The number of incidents involving unruly passengers is threw the roof, a rate higher than any other time since airlines have been recording this data.

Flight attendants are getting attacked and may be required to take self-defense classes. Passengers fighting each other over COVID-19 masks. Airlines, like Southwest, have curbed back serving alcohol.

To put it in perspective, the...

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Choosing Themes for STEM and STEAM Part...

I have written two other articles that you may want to consider taking a peek at before reading this article.  They are Using STEM and STEAM in the Classroom, and Planning, Managing and Incorporating STEM and STEAM Learning Centers Part 2.  

We know that incorporating STEM...

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