5 Unexpected Lessons From the Classroom

By Marcus Stein Reflecting on my years as an English teacher, I’m struck by the unexpected lessons that teaching has gifted me. It wasn’t just about imparting knowledge of Shakespeare and grammar rules; teaching was a journey that transformed me in ways I could have never anticipated. Here are five of those unexpected lessons. Parent […]

5 Tips for Increasing Engagement in Your Classroom

By Marcus Stein Every educator has their little tips and tricks, often passed down to them from wiser, more experienced teachers who’ve taken them under their wings. Personally, some of the most meaningful insights I’ve gained throughout the years have centered around student engagement. So, in the spirit of paying it forward, here are my […]

Teacher Burnout

Key takeaways The post-pandemic era has exacerbated teacher burnout, with educators leaving the profession at high rates due to the compounded stress of personal and professional responsibilities. Effective leadership is critical in developing and implementing strategies to support teachers and combat the heightened challenges of teacher shortages and burnout¹. Even before the pandemic, there were […]

The Opportunity Gap

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Key takeaways Maintain high expectations and employ qualified and experienced educators. Embrace research-backed professional development and ensure principals attend to offer the best support for their teachers. Remain committed to creating a fair and inclusive educational landscape for all students, no matter their background. We’re back with the third installment of our blog series focusing […]

Dr. Michael Hinojosa’s Triangle of Success

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Leadership through simplicity and focus Key learnings Make decisions that focus on improving student wellbeing and raising academic achievement. Understand that each board member brings a unique perspective and something valuable to the conversation. Build relationships with key stakeholders and spend quality time with them to gain their trust and help achieve district goals. Meet […]

Leaning Into Technology

Key takeaways Edtech can improve student learning outcomes and increase equity, as well as alleviate some of the contemporary challenges of education, such as teacher shortages. To compete in a tech-driven global market, students must be technologically adept. Effective integration of tech in schools requires thorough training of educators and alignment with educational outcomes. Technology […]

Budgeting Beyond Emergency Funding

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Key takeaways Focus strategic planning and budgetary resources on student wellbeing and learning outcomes. Take caution when using ESSER funds for recurring expenditures, as these funds have a decided discontinuation date. Involve stakeholders in transparent decision-making processes to avoid abrupt shock and possible hostility. We are excited to announce our new blog series focusing on […]

Diwali | The Festival of Lights

Happy Diwali

Written by Kami Hero Sanchita Ghosh, Head of History Department at Sanskriti School, New Delhi, India. Diwali (or Deepavali) is one of the biggest festivals in India. Even though it has its origins in the practices of the Hindu religion, several religious communities participate in the festivities with equal vigor today! It’s a festival of […]

Kami is free for all schools in Europe

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A special offer To celebrate the arrival of Kami magic in Europe, we’re offering each and every school something very special. European schools can now try the magic of Kami for three months without parting with a penny! All you need to do is jump on this link to get started. What is Kami? Have […]

Interactive Activities to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Interactive Activities

Buscas esto en espaňol, lo puedes encontra aqui. National Hispanic Heritage Month is upon us and you’re probably here searching for a way you can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The good news is, you’ve already started! Odds are, there’s already a lot more Hispanic culture around you than you realized. Hispanic Americans make up nearly one-fifth […]

Celebrando la Herencia Hispana

Celebrando la Herencia Hispana

Looking for this in English? Check it out here. Cada año, del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, reconocemos y celebramos los logros y contribuciones de los hispanos en todo el mundo. La Bandera Oficial del Pueblo Hispano (código abierto) Para este blog, hemos seleccionado cinco personas hispanas inspiradoras para cada una de nuestras […]

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Buscas esto en espaňol, lo puedes encontra aqui. Each year, from September 15 to October 15, we recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Hispanic people around the world. The Official Flag of the Hispanic People (open Source) For this blog, we’ve picked five inspirational Hispanic people for each of our eight categories to […]