The Importance of Sharing with Students

    With the start of a new school year upon us, teachers are busily preparing their lesson plans for the first few days of school.  Both students and teachers are likely eager to share their summer adventures, so why … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New School Year: New Innovative Initiatives

    As teachers put their final touches on classroom bulletin boards, and students pack their backpacks with freshly sharpened pencils and notebooks, faculties are gearing up for the school year that for many include exciting new initiatives. One potent … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

STEAM in the Music Classroom? Ok, Go!

We loved this recent segment on NBC that highlights the rock band OK Go and their quest to help schools integrate science and math into the curriculum through music. “After finding out that their ingenious music videos were being used to … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Norman Doors: “The Tyranny of Bad Doors Must End”

Do you know what “Norman Doors” are? We didn’t either but now we can’t stop seeing them every day and everywhere! We had the pleasure of sitting in on a session led by Jed Dioguardi, Director of Information Technology, at … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game-Based Lessons Make Learning Fun

Using technology and game-based learning in the classroom can be an exciting and useful way to get students involved. In our recent conversations with teachers, foreign language teachers in particular, we’ve heard that Kahoot! has been an effective tool for … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Performance Art of Teaching

Whether you’re teaching a Math or Science class, engaging students in a History or English Harkness discussion, there remains one common thread essential to captivating your audience: recognizing that one key ingredient is the art of performance. At least that’s … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your First Job Search: It’s Not Too Late!

  As the new year begins, many college seniors may have “find a job” on their list of resolutions. At Educator’s Ally, we work with educators at every stage of their career, from senior administrators to college students looking for … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recruiting Without Bias at Private Schools

As 2017 comes to a close and the 2018 hiring season kicks into high gear, independent school administrators and faculty may be reflecting on how they can improve upon their school communities and the ways in which they can make … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Impressions Count: How Educator’s Ally Can Help You Stand Out in a Job Search

Your resume looks great. Your references are in order and on standby. You know exactly what position you’re looking for and what type of school environment you’re seeking. So why would you need to use an agency for your independent school job search? … Continue reading

Posted in news & announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment