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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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

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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

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A New Spin on a Chemistry Classic

How many science teachers out there have taught the periodic table to only be met with students scratching their heads (and not from lice!)? This ingenious table will change everything, especially for your visual learners. Take a look! Who knew … Continue reading

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EA Retreat: a pause for reflection

  Here at EA, we’ve had a busy summer and we’re looking forward to an even busier fall! But before the launch of the new school year, the EA team took some time to step back and reflect on this … Continue reading

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Did You Know?! Fun Facts about Independent Schools

  Just because it’s summer vacation for most educators doesn’t mean the learning has to end (read this article for some tips on how to beat “summer slide”)! We’ve done some digging and pulled together some facts about the history, … Continue reading

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Educator’s Ally Summer Reading List

For teachers and students alike, end-of-school chaos is (or is almost) in the rearview, which means one thing: summer vacation is finally here. Summer is the perfect season to relax, unwind, and escape from the world with a consuming book. … Continue reading

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