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Your Winter Break Job Search To Do List

We know that the weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter Break are busy times for teachers, especially this year as schools navigate between in-person and remote learning.  Hopefully, you find yourself with some well-deserved downtime during Winter Break and you can … Continue reading

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2020 NAIS Online People of Color Conference: “New Decade, New Destinies: Challenging Self, Changing Systems, and Choosing Justice”

By Kate Humphrey For the past seven years, the highlight of Educator’s Ally’s year has been our sponsorship of the National Association of Independent Schools’ People of Color Conference (PoCC). We could not be more excited to support, in our … Continue reading

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National Hispanic Heritage Month: Tips for How to Teach Your Students about Hispanic Cultures

By: Kate Humphrey       Did you know that in 2019, 18% of the U.S. population identified as Hispanic? That is 60.6 million people! From former astronaut Ellen Ochoa to actor Desi Arnaz, to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Hispanic … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and The Hiring Season: Virtual Demo Lessons

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused uncertainty in everyone’s daily life, especially for our teachers and students.  However, the good news is that hiring is still moving forward at many schools, albeit, virtually.  We have been hearing from many of our … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and The Hiring Season: Virtual Interviews

Social distancing.  Flatten the curve.  Remote learning.  These phrases have quickly become part of our daily vocabulary in the last week as the country confronts the COVID-19 pandemic.  We’ve been getting questions from candidates and school administrators alike about what … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Our Schools: Remote Learning

As the news about COVID-19 changes daily, our schools are put in a unique position about how to handle the uncertainty around absences, school closures, and remote learning.  The last week has been full of faculty meetings to discuss contingency … Continue reading

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Learning Math Can Be Fun & Games

  In recent years, math instruction and curriculum has taken on a new, constructivist face. The teacher’s role in this model has shifted from the central possessor of knowledge to that of the facilitator of learning. Children from preschool through … Continue reading

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