6. #initiativefatigue” tweeted Principal Curt Rees. How: It will highlight the school’s successes, focus on individual teachers' efforts, and give student recognition.It will also deal with challenges that the school is facing and needs that you have. Best in class: 25 inspiring school improvement ideas – interactive. “Is your school suffering from initiative fatigue? Chicago, Newark, New York, Pittsburgh, St. Louis. What’s your school’s top priority? No Child Left Behind (NCLB); Race to the Top (RTTT); Common Core State Standards (CCSS); Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). School day divided by subject and bells; gendered classrooms; open classroom design. All rights reserved. Find out the latest technology tips, tools and the innovative best practices schools are using everyday to improve learning. Do you know the best steps to making your school a better place? What do you think the next reiteration of some of these initiatives may be? “Do the right work. 10 school initiatives that never go away. 4. Register now. 1. Perhaps one reason educators are becoming tired of initiatives is because many initiatives have predecessors; predecessors that have barely gone cold before the new version is being implemented in every classroom. 8. BONUS! eSchool News have compiled 10 initiatives many educators are buzzing about. More specifically, education technology initiative fatigue is spreading like wildfire, with many in the education sphere refusing to buy one more personalized computing device or another app without evaluating its staying-power and relevance. Schools That Can National From apps that beat cyberbullying to sensory buses and walk-in aquariums, our interactive is full of exciting ideas from the 2014 School We'd Like Competition, Mon 14 Jul 2014 05.08 EDT Open thread. Scantron testing; computer-based testing; adaptive testing. 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Chat rooms; Facebook; virtual reality; safe social networking through classroom learning networks. Web 2.0 online resources; eBooks; Create-Your-Own textbooks. 9. If there’s any on or not on this list you feel you would like to learn and understand better, please share your thoughts with us below. 5. And while there are more specific initiatives that focus on topics such as school lunch, student health, dress codes, teacher evaluations, professional development, and the role of administrator, we made this list on a broad scale. eSchool News have compiled 10 initiatives many educators are buzzing about. Card cataloging skills; online search skills; digital literacy skills. When initiatives move backward: Latin and Greek; French and German; Spanish and Chinese…English. Gathering Evidence for Fidelity, Engagement, and Efficacy They may include behavioral or social/emotional programs and initiatives designed to improve academic equity, family involvement, staff retention, or student engagement. Online learning; blended learning; Flipped Learning. Remote learning relies on connectivity Do you know the best steps to making your school a better place? Headteacher's tender note to her pupils goes viral, If I'm still teaching when I'm 68 – cartoon, The academies model of education is damaging, costly and unsustainable, Public sector strike: why are workers protesting? // If there’s any on or not on this list you feel you would like to learn and understand better, … Phone: 1 (470) 440-0782  |  Email: [email protected], Regional Offices: December 16th, 2013. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. 10. Weekly on Monday and Thursday. Get the week's top education technology news and find out how schools are solving technology problems to improve learning. “Is your school suffering from initiative fatigue? Take a look at the list and let us know what you think: Are there any initiatives we’re leaving out? First published on Sun 13 Jul 2014 02.30 EDT, Lancashire primary school tells its children that within its ethos there is much more to each of them than their exam results, Melissa Kite, Anthony Seldon, Camila Batmanghelidjh, Philippa Perry and Joanna Moorhead, Available for everyone, funded by readers. TRENDING Overhead projectors; interactive whiteboards; Student Response Systems (SRS); 3D projectors. Supporting Struggling Readers in Distance and... Free registration required to view this resource. All Rights Reserved. There’s a philosophy in fashion that goes something like this: Keep it; it’ll be back in style in another few years. © Copyright 2020 eSchoolMedia & eSchool News. 2. An implementation audit will help,” tweeted Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt. An implementation audit will help,” tweeted Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt. “Hard to even know what the “right work” is anymore. // Leave your comments with the story or talk about it on Twitter at #eSNInitiatives—we’d love to hear your thoughts! School climate or culture initiatives are broader initiatives that go beyond academic goals. Perhaps one reason educators are becoming tired of initiatives is because many initiatives have predecessors; predecessors that have barely gone cold before the new version is being implemented in every classroom. 3. Why: Writing the newspaper column will allow the public the opportunity to see what is going on within the school on a weekly basis. 7. Weekly on Wednesday. A new concept called ‘initiative fatigue’ has educators griping. Do you feel initiative fatigue? In this eSchool News list, you’ll find a list of 10 initiatives currently in schools today, as well as their predecessors. 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