I tend to avoid the debates among people discussing reading. I think there is some truth in all sides of a debate. I learned to read early and easily. I am also unabashedly an advocate for children with dyslexia, as it has been an issue identified and championed by our members. I am encouraged by … Continue reading The Reading Wars Continue
As educators, we all know how crucial parental engagement is to a student’s success in school. We wish that we could engage all parents with the snap of our fingers. For some parents, teachers don’t even have to do that much. And yet, other parents take far more cajoling. Try some of the hints listed … Continue reading 7 Ways to Foster Parent Engagement
I should be sleeping, but I am too awake and have too much to say. Like many of you, I spent the day hot-mess home-schooling. Maybe yours was Pinterest-worthy. Mine resembled more of a dumpster-fire. And while I was "teaching" the little people in my home as if I never taught a day in my … Continue reading Such a Time as This
In learning project they will never forget, 3rd and 4th grade students along with community members learned about the historic Suffragette movement in Tennessee.
We need more community support and cohesive education policies statewide that enables educators, schools and districts to address critical issues such as student discipline.
A note from Executive Director JC Bowman to the ProEd Local Leaders team that we wanted to share. I want to wish each of you a Merry Christmas. So, it is important to me that I share a story from my Christian faith. If people know anything about Jesus, it is that he was a … Continue reading Merry Christmas, ProEd Leaders
Children hate when their parents fight like children, unable to control their emotions. Teachers can tell when students are upset and bring their home life into the classroom. It is a sad and often unspoken truth that educators confront on a daily basis: nobody wins when parents fight. The same is true about organizations, political … Continue reading Nobody Wins When We Fight