February 2013 - A Blog for Principals and Teachers - School Matters | A Blog for Principals and Teachers – School Matters

 
 

Archive for February, 2013

 
 
Read Across America Resources for Educators

Read Across America Resources for Educators

Kate Cohen shares her favorite resources for Read Across America Day and encouraging literacy and reading in your classroom! Read Across America Day is celebrated on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, March 2 so watch the video and learn more now!

 
State of the Heart Technology

State of the Heart Technology

As a school principal for nearly 20 years I played almost every role, as all administrators do. However, there was one role I relished the most. Surprisingly, it was not my position as head of school, coordinator of curriculum or community leader that was to become my legacy, but rather my talent as a captivating storyteller.

 
Video: Addressing Low Performing Teachers

Video: Addressing Low Performing Teachers

Video blogger Kate Cohen discusses the “bad teachers” phenomenon. While teacher assessment is a hot debate, it is a fact that there are low performing teachers. Must ineffective teachers be fired? What can be done to improve their performance? Current research shows that it is possible for low performing teachers to improve through methods such as coaching programs! Watch the video to learn more!

 
Successful Creative Funding for Schools

Successful Creative Funding for Schools

In this video, Hertz Furniture video blogger, Kate Cohen, discusses how to successfully use creative funding in your school. No school ever complains of having a budget that is too large for its needs. Kate has some great ideas on how teachers can raise some much needed funds that aren’t available due to budget cuts. Watch the video to learn more! And please share your creative funding ideas with us!