Addressing teacher burnout is critical for public education today. This month, 16 innovative district leaders from across the country put their heads together to collaborate on teacher support and retention strategies. Here are some key takeaways.
Looking towards the 2021-2022 school year, Houston ISD partnered with engage2learn to provide instructional support and coaching to the district’s Reading Language Arts (RLA) teachers. Read their story!
Some people are quick to address difficult problems with culturally driven and popular positive sayings, like, “It could be worse,” or “Look on the bright side!” While well-intended, these comments often have the reverse effect and actually decrease morale. It’s called toxic positivity, and it may be seeping into your school or district.
After first partnering with e2L in January 2020, Aransas ISD stuck with teacher coaching even after the start of the pandemic to help them through. Today, the teacher AND student growth results speak for themselves.
In 2017, Dallas ISD leadership began to consider how to reimagine the role of the librarian. To do this, they posed a simple question: What if we coached and supported librarians in creating and implementing innovative programs that align to, extend, and enhance what’s happening in the classroom?