Educators: Superstars in Education Awards deadline is fast approaching!

Superstars in Education Delaware, 2017What is the Superstars in Education Awards Program?

Created in 1989 and supported by the business community, Superstars in Education is a statewide program that recognizes members of Delaware’s education community who have implemented and sustained best practices and innovative educational programs. Superstars in Education Is dedicated to sharing educational best practices, focusing on student skill development and increased academic achievement to help ensure students are career ready or prepared to pursue postsecondary education.

This year we are focusing on excellence in science teaching, integrated classroom technology practices, and school-to-career partnerships. Additionally, a special award will be presented which recognes

Teachers: How to Start The Year Off Right with Responsive Classroom

How Teachers can use the Responsove ClassroomThe article “Starting The Year Off Right with Responsive Classroom” originally appeared in For the Love of Teachers. Reprinted with permission by author Christine Weis.

If you read my recent post, 5 Must Do Back to School Activities-Week 1 then you are ready to start off the year with some terrific getting to know your students activities and building your classroom community of friends and learners. Being a Responsive Classroom (RC) teacher for 12 years I have found extreme value in its philosophy for building a strong classroom community that thrives and is conducive to learning.

If you are …

Educators: Mark your calendars! Vision Coalition Conference is October 30, 2017

The Vision Coalition of Delaware’s 10th Annual Conference on Education will be held in Newark on October 30, 2017.

The Annual Conference on Education brings together voices from around the state and beyond for an engaging and interactive day focusing on the future of education in Delaware. Attendees and presenters collaborate to dig deeper into the issues facing Delaware schools, the recommendations found in Student Success 2025, and find ways to work together to make these recommendations a reality. Community members, educators, policymakers, and students will come together and explore the intersection of education and healthy communities.

To learn …

Delaware’s State ESSA Plan is the nation’s first to receive approval by US Secretary of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently announced the approval of Delaware’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Delaware is the first plan advanced to DeVos for review and approval.

“Delaware has always been a state of firsts, so it should be no surprise that theirs was both the first state plan submitted and the first approved under ESSA,” said Secretary DeVos.

Delaware was the first of 16 states and the District of Columbia to opt to submit their complete consolidated state plan by the first deadline on April 3. The comprehensive plan includes feedback from …

Planning your Back to School Purchases? Get a Teacher Discount at Dollar General

Dollar General knows just how hard teachers work to prepare their students for success. From grading papers to writing lesson plans, the job of inspiring inquiring minds is never fully finished.

Looking for creative ways to decorate a classroom or simply restocking on day-to-day school supplies?  Dollar General recognizes how much teachers financially invest in their students.

Teacher Discount

So, now through September 5, teachers can save 20% on select school supplies when shopping in-store or online!

How to Redeem

To utilize the teacher discount, show a teacher ID in-store at more than 13,600 locations nationwide or shop online at …