Introducing 21rst century classrooms into our already existing school infrastructure is a challenge that school leaders including principals, assistant principals, school business managers and edtech professionals are facing today. Whether you expanding or renovating school, are in the midst of school construction or are planning a new school, you will face many challenges […]
Guest Post by Ember Reichgott Junge What a fun interview with Bob Bowdon of Choice Media TV, in New York City! We talked chartering and education issues from the 1990s to now, and he even included a 1997 C-Span clip of my presentation to President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore. I was […]
Is there a place in our schools for teaching our students wellness and fitness? While physical education classes have always been a part of our education system, is there a place for developing and strengthening a health education curriculum that encourages students to live a healthy and responsible lifestyle? Watch the video and share […]
Video blogger Mor Rossler discusses the benefits and consequences of learning a second language. Learning a second language is not nationally mandated but many elementary and high schools require it. Is there value in acquiring a second language? Learning a second language helps with listening and memory skills as well as to hold a firm […]
School Matters Video Blogger Mor Rossler explores the school uniform debate. Are school uniforms and/ or school dress codes beneficial to students, teachers and educational institutions? Some claim that school uniforms lead to better discipline and better focus on academics in schools. Watch the video and learn more about this important topic! What […]
Hertz Furniture video blogger Mor Rossler discusses the flipped classroom. This style of teaching reverses the order in which learning and lessons are shaped. Watch the video and leave a comment with your thoughts. What’s your experience with flipped classrooms? Do you think this is an effective teaching style? Share
Should teachers serve primarily as presenters of predetermined material or facilitators of student-initiated learning? Hertz Furniture video blogger Mor Rossler compares the strengths and weaknesses of inquiry-based learning and direct learning; watch the video to learn more about this fundamental pedagogical issue. What has been your experience with these two modes of classroom learning? […]
Hertz Furniture video blogger Mor Rossler reports that teachers pay for classroom supplies and classroom necessities in surprising numbers. Teachers, have you spent money out of your own pocket for classroom needs? A recent study shows that 99.5% of teachers are using money out of their own pocket to supply their classroom. How do teachers feel about this and are there solutions?
School Matters’ video blogger Mor Rossler discusses co-teaching otherwise known as collaborative team teaching. What is co-teaching and why has it become so prevalent? Why is Co-teaching so popular with teachers, what can students get out of the situation and why is school administrator support so important?
Join Hertz Furniture in welcoming educational video blogger, Mor Rossler, to the School Matters team by watching her video blog post on the importance of Music and Arts Education in today’s curriculum. Music and arts education are the first to be subject to budget cuts but many educators are contesting these cuts and have quite a bit of research to back them up!
Video blogger Kate Cohen presents STEM Education Q & A! Learn everything you need to know about the hot educational trend and why corporations are backing STEM literacy to promote STEM jobs! Watch the video now!