Showing:  Posts by Kristen Ramaley

French philosopher, author, and journalist Albert Camus once said, “Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” This year, as we observe our relatively young democracy’s 242nd year of declared independence, it’s worth reflecting on what it really means

Using Title IV Funds to Support STEM Initiatives How to invest in student programs, materials, and teacher professional development By now, you probably know that Congress recently approved a whopping $1.1 billion for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant

Research indicates that an educator’s knowledge of the subject of mathematics, and understanding of methods to teach the various concepts, can improve student achievement. Yet, despite its critical importance to student growth, there are significant challenges to successfully implementing and

“State assessments are like an autopsy: the data is useful, but it doesn’t help the patient.” Let that sink in for a minute. That autopsy metaphor was part of presenter Amy Dodson’s opening remarks in a recent EdWebinar entitled, “Using

Ahh, summer… full of warm days, swimming pools, popsicles, and the dreaded summer slide.  However, summer learning loss is avoidable! Here are a few tips to avoid summer learning loss: Set a goal.  Before the school year ends, have each