Ohio district looks to recruit teachers
Leaders in one Ohio school district will be stepping up efforts to recruit new teachers to make up for the nearly 100 teachers who will be either retiring or leaving their jobs at the end of the school year. The district will participate in more than 10 upcoming recruitment events to search for teachers with fresh ideas to bring to the district, leaders say. The Cincinnati Enquirer (tiered subscription model)
Tips for cultivating a mentor
The process of finding a mentor should begin with a self-examination of your goals, followed by a concrete request to initiate a relationship, says Ellen Ensher, a professor at Loyola Marymount University. Think about how you can benefit your mentor's career as well as your own, and follow up whenever your mentor does a favor for you. Forbes
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Reaching them early on
By the time they enter kindergarten, young children in poverty are already considered at risk for academic failure. Without the benefit of universal preK, schools and communities test innovative ways to close the gap. In a recent Education Update article, you'll read how schools are doing just that. Read on.
A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades K–5
In this ASCD publication, literacy experts Diane Lapp, Barbara Moss, Maria Grant, and Kelly Johnson share strategies for teaching young learners to be close readers and for making close reading a habit of practice in the elementary classroom. The book provides real-life scenarios and downloadable tools and templates that teachers can use to guide students through the analysis of complex texts and help them develop the skills to support deep and independent learning. Learn more.
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