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
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.”