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

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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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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

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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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New Year, New Job Search: Go After Your Goals in 2017

A new year offers a clean slate, a fresh chance, a sense of uncharted possibility for what’s to come in the next trip around the sun. Perhaps you’re ready for more leadership responsibilities, or it’s simply time for a change. … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful Private School Job Search: Part II

What to Remember When You’re Visiting Campus & Teaching A Demo Lesson Earlier this month, we relayed some helpful tips on how to succeed during the early stages of your search for private school jobs. After acing the initial interview, … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful Private School Job Search Part I

Helpful Hints to Keep in Mind in the Early Stages of Your Job Search & How to Impress During an Interview   In the work we do at Educator’s Ally to recruit the best teachers and administrators for private school … Continue reading

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