The Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) was recently released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and it offers a stunning picture of the challenges experienced by American teachers. Linda Darling Hammond recently provided her analysis of what we might do to in the United States to foster better teaching and learning. While we agree with many […]
Teaching for Change recently released a statement addressing media personality, Rush Limbaugh, and his comments that their approach of teaching with diverse books is ‘racist.’ School Readiness Consulting firmly stands behind Teaching for Change and the work they do to promote inclusive learning through diverse books. We believe that Teaching for Change’s approach in fact, supports anti-bias education. Imagery is […]
Does environment matter? Yes, but bright shiny classrooms aren’t the whole story.
May 5th, 2014 | by SRC | 1 Comment
We’ve all been impressed when we walk into a newly remodeled school that has bright paint and brand new materials – some of these spaces are envy-inducing to those who teach in under-resourced settings. At School Readiness Consulting, we believe that all environments that serve young children have the opportunity to be high-quality. After viewing this NPR video […]
The era of assessments is upon us, and the choices school and program leaders make can be critical to achieving, or inadvertently ignoring, children’s growth, development and achievement. How can leaders strengthen their skills in both choosing and analyzing assessments for their programs? Check out our blog on Ed Central written in partnership with Laura […]