Web Resources: May/June 2013
Q&A With Freeman Hrabowski
- Listen to Freeman Hrabowki’s complete interview with NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly on NAESP Radio.
- Promote equal opportunity in your school with classroom resources and professional development from Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Putting Beliefs Into Action – Christopher Wooleyhand
- Bridge research and practice with resources from The Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University.
- Examine links to improved student learning with Learning From Leadership, a 2010 report funded by the Wallace Foundation.
- Explore data on achievement gaps the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
- The National Education Association hosts a Diversity Toolkit, which can help educators better understand student diversity, and provides strategies and tools to develop cultural competencies.
Food for Thought – Meredith Barnett
- Redesign your breakfast, summer, or after-school meals with resources from the No Kid Hungry Center for Best Practices, including implementation guides, videos, and demonstrations.
- Learn more about the Breakfast in the Classroom program from the NAESP Foundation’s website.
- Kick-start new nutrition programs with strategies from the Food Research and Action Center.
Digital Divide 2.0 – James Michael Brodie
- Explore digital inclusion and literacy with a digital divide resource roundup from Edutopia.
- Delve into data from the Pew Internet and American Life project to learn more on the access gap and how teachers use technology.
- Bridge the digital divide with Connect2Compete, a non-profit organization that offers low-cost computers, high-speed internet access, and digital training.
- Read all the pieces in NAESP’s Charting Your Path series, which aim to arming new principals with best practice strategies.
- Find answers to your questions from experienced principals within 48 hours via NAESP’s Principals’ Helpline.
- Connect with professionals and read 15 tips for new principals on the Connected Principals blog.
Crossing Language Barriers – Debbie Zacarian
- Familiarize yourself with federal and state laws governing ELL programs with a guide by Debbie Zacarian on the Colorin Colorado website.
- Explore the merits of dual-language programs in Audrey F. Murphy’s Principal article, “Bilingual and Bicultural.”