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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Creativity in the Classroom: Battleship Reinvented

Whether you’re trying to sink your opponent’s battleship, destroyer, cruiser or submarine, Battleship is making a comeback… in the classroom! Check out these crafty ideas for an updated version of Battleship that focuses on Chemistry (by using the Periodic Table), … Continue reading

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Back to School: Surviving Your First Year At A New School

Now that Labor Day has passed, it’s officially time to go back to school. Are you starting your first year as a teacher? Or are you starting a new job at a different school? Even for experienced teachers, joining a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Assistant Teacher Programs

In Friday’s New York Times, esteemed Bank Street educators Shael Polakow-Suransky, Josh Thomas, and Karen Demoss discussed the importance of teacher training programs. In our work here at EA connecting teachers and private schools, we know how important strong teachers are, … Continue reading

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Preventing Summer Slide

Now that summer vacation is in full swing, parents and teachers alike may be concerned with preventing the “summer slide” with their students. This recent article from Education Week provides a few tips for helping your students’ skills stay sharp long … Continue reading

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Should students check their laptops at the classroom door?

Should students check their laptops at the classroom door? Jessica Flaxman, a former Masters student at Klingenstein and current Director of Studies at Charlotte Country Day School  in NC summarizes Robert Lee Hotz’s new article “Can Handwriting Make You Smarter?” quite well and makes the EA Team wonder … Continue reading

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