K-12 Schools

Call for presenters: Addressing the Challenges of Poverty 2018

December 20, 2017 Published by

Are you ready to submit your proposal to present at Addressing the Challenges of Poverty? aha! Process is now accepting proposals for presentations for the 2018 conference scheduled for September 23–25 in Atlanta. You can also take advantage of early bird pricing by registering for the conference before February 1. This…

New release! Identify gifted students in every demographic

December 18, 2017 Published by

In this third edition of Removing the Mask, Ellen Williams helps to expand the foundational work of Paul Slocumb and Ruby Payne, which defines the difference between treating students equally and treating them equitably in regard to gifted and talented (GT) programs. Well into the 21st century, student demographics schoolwide are…

Podcast: Why won’t my Hispanic students speak English?

November 17, 2017 Published by

I wanted to talk about today’s topic. I know it can be politically loaded. And what I would like to do is take the political thread out of it in order to better serve students. Which is often the case, when we take out some of the elements of anything…

Revised Research-Based Strategies features effect sizes, 20+ new strategies

August 21, 2017 Published by

An all-in-one guide to academic, behavioral, and community solutions! Varying levels of personal, social, and material resources can create specific challenges for students, as well as for schools and communities. Educators are key: Teachers are integral to the lives of under-resourced young people who can and will achieve success if…

Audio: What do parents want from teachers?

August 18, 2017 Published by

This is an excerpt from the audio series Teaching on Your Feet by Rita Pierson. Teachers are always searching for new ways to get things done. We’re searching for ways to involve parents, we’re searching for ways to motivate children. We are searching for answers that we need to make…