Amanda Johnson

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Teachers Face a 17 Percent Pay Cut When They Join the Noble Profession

Linking education to U.S. economic prosperity is not exactly a novel idea, and research time and time again has supported this philosophy. However, …

Books for Kids: Sara O'Leary's picture book is family-friendly

Now that the kids are back in school, chances are the younger ones will be asked to describe their families and/or summer vacations in print and/or …

Kids

Teachers Who Went The Extra Mile For Their Students

(Image Link)<p>As kids head back to school parents are reminded of all the teachers they've loved and hated in their lifetime, remembering what it was …

2 Huge Reasons to Emphasize Consistent Reading Comprehension Strategies - Cooper on Curriculum

Currently in my district at the elementary level, we are in the process of strategically moving away from our basal reading program. We’ve already …

New PBS News Hour Segment: Preparing Teachers For “Cultural Competence”

The PBS News Hour just aired this segment. Here’s how they describe it:<p><i>Teaching is extremely difficult in urban school districts. In Chicago, for</i> …

Keys To Improving Leadership Communication

As a leader, great communication is critical not just to provide details about the mission and vision of what you are trying to accomplish, but also to motivate, inspire and manage relationships to move people in a desired direction.<p>When leading, we often don’t realize that the spotlight is always …

Changing School Culture Through Literacy and Literature

The Carlton Innovation School in Salem, MA, has been on quite a journey. For many years, we were an under-performing school. This year, however, we …