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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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2019 Highlight: Dr. Joy DeGruy

While we’re excited for all that 2020 has in store for us, we’d be remiss if we didn’t share a final thought on one of our highlights of 2019. As is the case each year, 2019’s NAIS People of Color … Continue reading

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Your Job Search Over Winter Break

We know that the weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter Break feel hectic for everyone, and that goes double for teachers!  Hopefully, you find yourself with some well-deserved downtime during Winter Break, and in-between time with family and friends, you can … Continue reading

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Why Use Educator’s Ally?

One of the questions we get asked a lot is, “why should I use a placement agency like EA in my job search?”.  Read below to find out how EA’s approach to helping you find a great teaching job in … 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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End of School Chaos: Four Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Classroom Amidst the Craze

The last weeks of the school year are an exciting time. There are end of year ceremonies and recitals and picnics and parties, and with the warmer days and blossoming trees comes the buzzing reminder that graduation is fast approaching … Continue reading

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