Jenn Santarcangelo

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How new tools meant to help special education students take standardized tests actually made it harder

Last spring, Julia Kim's students with disabilities at Fairmount Elementary in San Francisco were ready to take a new standardized test. They were excited that it had been built especially for them.<p>In past years, students with visual perception disorders had test questions read out loud. This time, …

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7 Disciplines of A Leader

How to Help Your People, Team, and Organization Achieve<p>In the <i>Seven Disciplines of a Leader</i>, Jeff Wolf explores what leadership looks like when done …

Leo Bennett-Cauchon: Special Education Teacher Suspended For Hugging Autistic Child Who Asked For A Hug

Leo Bennett-Cauchon has been a special education teacher for the past 16 years working with students who have severe disabilities, but the well-liked …

Education

A low-calorie spinach artichoke dip that's delicious? It does exist!

"Hey, there's spinach in this—it's healthy!" That's the excuse heard at many a sports bar as groups of friends hoover up bubbling crocks of spinach artichoke dip while watching Sunday afternoon football…but with all the cheese, mayonnaise and heavy cream, it's anything but a healthy snack.<p>Swap this …

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

<b>Your Hair is Falling Out</b><br>Protein is the building block of all of your cells—your hair follicles included. "If your hair follicles are strong, they keep your hair on your head, despite the tugging we do all day and the wind going through your hair," says Blatner. But if you're chronically skimping on …

Oklahoma House Votes to Ban Advanced Placement History, Other AP Classes in Jeopardy

You guys, this country is truly going to the dogs. The Legislative Committee in the Oklahoma House just voted, by a rather astounding margin, to ban Advanced Placement History classes, and, by extension, to consider a ban on the rest of the AP curriculum. Why? Because AP History teaches students …

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How To Create A Leadership Development Program That Actually Works

If you want to develop your company’s next best leaders, first put your money where your mouth is. Next, make it worthwhile with these tips.<p>There’s no shortage of challenges facing business leaders today. From data breaches to competition from emerging markets, the list goes on. But the most …

249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

<b>249 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s Taxonomy’s verbs–also know as power verbs or thinking verbs–are …

13 Motivational Quotes For All You Procrastinators

You meant to start that big project today. Really, you did. But somehow between your Twitter feed and that impromptu Netflix marathon, today rolled by and you're no closer to your goals.<p>Procrastination happens to everybody. Sometimes, you just need that little kick in the butt -- and sometimes, …

5 Ways To Lead Your Team More Effectively

We expect to lead and be led. In the absence of orders I will take charge, lead my teammates and accomplish the mission. I lead by example in all situations. – Navy SEAL Creed<p>Most great leaders have a passion for building and leading an elite team. Who wants to lead a team based on mediocrity and …

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Leadership vs Management: A journey through principles, models and strategies.

This year has seen me begin my role as Middle Leader in a small Infant school in West Essex. I am in charge of Maths but with an extra focus on …

7 Life-Changing Leadership Lessons From Lincoln | Inc.com

Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency are a lesson in great leadership qualities.<p>Some of his abilities were natural; others he consciously developed over the course of his life. Many are still relevant today.<p>Here is a sampling:<p><b>"If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me,</b> …

Leadership

Is Honesty The Best Leadership Policy?

When some of us were kids, we were taught that George Washington said, “I cannot tell a lie.” Unfortunately, that story was itself a lie, but it does offer solid advice that honesty is the best policy. Having the words come out of the mouth of George Washington, very possibly America’s ultimate …

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What Teachers Hear When You Say 'Accountability'

<b>What Teachers Hear When You Say ‘Accountability’</b><p>by <b>Marc Tucker</b>, @CtrEdEcon<p>After 10 years of federal education policies based on test-based …

8 Reasons Avocado Is a Perfect Weight-Loss Food

Avocado was all like, "Look at me, I'm the good fat!" and Butter was like, "Show-off!" Trendy, popular and a bit of an overachiever in the health department, avocado is like the homecoming queen of the fats parade. It's actually a single-seeded berry native to Mexico, but at 322 calories and 29 …

Teacher Suspended After Bullying Special Needs Student Stephen Davis, Video Posted To YouTube

A Streamwood High School teacher is in hot water today after a special needs student captured the teacher bullying him in front of other students. <i>The</i> …

Teachers often missing from debate over school reform

The debate over improving public schools too often leaves out the people who teach in the classroom, Alfonso Correa said.<p>Correa teaches AP English …

Education

Two Common Leadership Styles That Set You Up for Failure

It’s easy to fall into a pattern of ineffective leadership without realizing it. You may have picked up bad habits by watching other leaders who came …

Leadership