#NAISac 2019 Highlights: Viola Davis and Presenting on Women Seeking Leadership

From listening, in awe, to Viola Davis share her hero’s journey with a room full of educators to presenting with a group of powerhouse females on women in leadership in independent schools – to a packed audience, I might add – #NAISac … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Marrying a Teacher is the Best

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the Educator’s Ally team thought we’d share a little-known secret about teachers – people who marry them are the happiest. Why? Our friends at THINK ALOUD break it down for you. Take a … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Your Job Search

With the 2019 independent school hiring season in full swing, the Educator’s Ally Team wants to make sure you feel as prepared as possible for the opportunities ahead. Here are 6 tips for a successful private school job search: Get … Continue reading

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Caine’s Arcade – The Power of Cardboard!

Caine Monroy was just an average kid who hung out at his Dad’s used auto parts store in Los Angeles before a chance encounter with filmmaker, Nirvan Mullick, who discovered and showed the world that Caine was anything but average. … Continue reading

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How to Engage Young Alumni Today

  Did you know that Educator’s Ally helps schools with hiring for Advancement searches? It’s an area of growth for our schools and one we’re being tapped for help with more and more. To that end, we’re excited to announce … Continue reading

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The Hotchkiss EFX Lab: A Modern Day Playground

It is no secret that STEM labs are popping up on campuses across the country. Still, some schools are taking design-thinking spaces to a whole new level, and Hotchkiss’s EFX (Engineering, Fabrication, Exploration) Lab is one of these places. Their … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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