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LATEST ARTICLES

Read fascinating and interesting stories from educators and schools from around the world representing a diverse array of opinions and information.

School News
Don’t Panic, Pandemic PE

Luther Rauk, from the American International School of Muscat and Mo Hourani, from the American Community School Beirut have started regular online meetings for Physical Education teachers from around the…...

School News
Good Vibes Only

By Christine Brownridge and Jeffrey Pensabene In the words of the late and great Bob Marley  “Live if you want to live. That's what we got to give! Got to…...

School News
Globetrottin’ ADs Student Athlete Leadership Conference

Background and Information The pandemic has been tough but one silver lining to come out of it is top-notch and easily accessible professional development.. People from all walks of life…...

Perspectives
Beyond Festivals, Flags and Food: Developing Leadership in Cultural Intelligence

Four years ago, I decided to take a leap of faith and leave the comfort of the Ontario educational system to accept a job in Beijing, China, as an international…...

Perspectives
Equity and inclusivity in STEM

Friday was epic for so many reasons. It was Day 1 for the Virginia Association of Science Teachers Annual Professional Development Institute and I had the privilege of hearing about…...

School News
Incorporating Functional Movement Systems into a Secondary School PE & Wellness Program

Ten years ago, a traditional physical health and education (PHE) program would have been captured by images of students being involved in competitive sporting activities, long lines waiting for a…...

Perspectives
Let Us Not Forget the Village

This article was originally posted at leadinginthenow.org on December 21, 2020. “It takes a village to raise a child.” The well-told proverb that suggest an entire community of people must…...

Perspectives
Why Generalist K-12 Teachers Should Use the Arts to Support Students with Exceptionalities in Mainstream Schools (even if they don’t consider themselves to be artistically inclined)

“Miss, I’m not feeling focused or ready to learn at the moment. Can I take five, play ‘Smoke on the Water' on the guitar, and then get back to my…...

Perspectives
Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century: Standards

Standards. Learning outcomes. Expectations. Goals. Targets. Objectives. Whatever you may call them, your work as an educator is directly related to having a clear understanding of what you want your…...

Perspectives
Social-Emotional Learning Is The Path To Anger Management In A Classroom

We are living in a time of great stress in the world and that supercharged atmosphere spills over into our classrooms. These enclosed spaces are filled with a few dozen…...

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LATEST VIDEOS

Check out a variety of interviews, professional development, panels, shows and more that will help you stay connected, informed, and aware of the latest trends in education.

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Global Take

Making a move abroad is a tremendous professional and personal decision. While the benefits far outweigh the negatives, there are challenges with teaching abroad. In this week’s edition of Global…...

Mister Messinger

In this video, I show you how to cite any source in MLA format. I not only show you how to cite your sources but I cover the purpose of…...

Office Hours

As we pass the one-year anniversary of the worldwide pandemic that disrupted our lives and forced us to change the way to learn, interact, and communicate, we take a moment…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Global Take

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live, work, and teach in another country? In this episode of Global Take, we meet educators that left their home…...

Office Hours

As educators look for new and innovative ways to reflect and improve their instructional practice, many have turned to educational podcasting as an outlet and exchange for ideas. What are…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Global Take

With schools flying to season-ending tournaments, banners hanging in the gym, families moving in and out from all over the world, it is often hard to maintain the educational-based athletic…...

Mister Messinger

In this video, I will show you how to find and choose textual evidence to support your claim. I review the purpose of quotes and the common mistakes to avoid.…...

Office Hours

With educators constantly seeking new, innovative, and effective methods to participate in professional development, an interesting trend of educator livestream events has emerged as a promising option. What is the…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Office Hours

In an increasingly technology-driven world, STEM education is important now more than ever. As educators, we have learned so much from using STEM remote learning strategies outside the classroom. This…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Global Take

A holistic education model is one in which all aspects of the learner, including mind, body, and spirit, are important and that connections to their community, to the world, and…...

Office Hours

In an increasing digital world that has been further catalyzed by the pandemic, promoting reading among our youth can sometimes taken a backseat to other distractions. As we celebrate Read…...

Mister Messinger

Are you trying to figure out how to write a paragraph? Wondering how to use rhetorical questions in your essay? In this video, I break down how to build your…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Office Hours

After several engaging and diverse episodes of Office Hours focusing on 21st century leadership, greater engagement with girls in STEM, and fitness for the mind and body, many of our…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Global Take

Are meaningful and impactful student leadership programs student-driven, teacher-driven, or administrator-driven? How can educators find the time, resources, and collective will to implement a student leadership program that will be…...

Educators Without Borders

Most aspiring authors have a general idea of what they want to be their book about, but ensuring that their idea is original and builds upon current knowledge and outlining…...

Office Hours

Despite widespread recognition that more engagement, outreach, and representation in STEM among girls are important societal and educational goals, STEM classes at nearly all levels continue to be largely dominated…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Educators Without Borders

A school principal's role can sometimes be an overwhelming and lonely endeavor, particularly for younger and fresher principals. The excitement of obtaining your first school leadership position can sometimes fade…...

Office Hours

Although there is a growing recognition of the importance of teaching across the curriculum, physical education and fitness are often given lower priority among other subjects. By viewing physical education…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Global Take

A constant topic of conversation for international schools around the world is homestays versus hotel stays when traveling for competitions. The conversation surrounding hotel stays versus homestays has become a…...

Office Hours

What some key qualities of school leaders that will provide organizations and students the best opportunity for success in evolving and challenging times? How can both teachers and principals share…...

Rock Your Class Kahoot

Welcome to Rock Your Class Kahoots. Break the barriers of isolation with us as we gather students from all over the world to interact via Kahoot games for French, Math,…...

Office Hours

The proliferation of educational technology (Edtech) has only been further catalyzed by virtual and remote schooling in recent months. In this episode of Office Hours, we are joined by Chey…...

Educators Without Borders

How are organization and classroom cultures tied to the effectiveness of feedback - and what are some considerations for educators to create conditions that will enhance and catalyze the feedback…...

Office Hours

In our first episode of 2021, Office Hours returns to talk about the #OneWord movement and in particular, the #OneWords that we have found inspirational, constructive, and motivational. Subscribe to…...

Educators Without Borders

How can educators align learning and classroom practices to support a rigorous, equitable, and aligned assessment and grading framework? How do these learning and classroom practices change and evolve in…...

EDx Talks

While most educators acknowledge the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) as part of a balanced curriculum, many struggle to conceptualize the elements that comprise of a robust and inclusive…...

School News

Arc School Old Arley, located in a rural village near Nuneaton in England, is an independent school that offers individualized learning opportunities for students with special education needs (SEN). Headteacher…...

Distilling Books With Socrates

What does Adam Grant mean when he talks about Givers, Takers, and Matchers - and more importantly, how can we use these concepts to improve our practices at schools? Claire…...

Educators Without Borders

Instructional coaches, integrationists, and specialists represent a unique group of educational professionals charged with improving teaching practices and student outcomes by working with teachers, school leaders, parents, and students. The…...

Educators Without Borders

Educators: Have you always thought about writing a book but aren’t sure about where to start or the steps to take? Plenty of educators have wonderful ideas and experiences to…...

Mister Messinger

Are you trying to come up with some effective questions? Or are you trying to find the answer to a tough question? Whether you are writing a question or answering…...

Office Hours

In a school year like no other, the upcoming holidays are an opportunity for educators to pause, reflect, and regroup. Join some of our Office Hours regulars Chey Chey, Pawan…...

Mister Messinger

Are you trying to figure out how to study your notes? In this video, I will teach you two highly underrated study techniques. I show you the process, give examples…...

Office Hours

With more teachers, school administrators, and educators thinking about starting their own podcast, it's easy to get lost in the sea of exponentially increasing content. How do successful education podcasters…...

Mister Messinger

Do you know how to study your notes? In this video, I will show you how to effectively color code and highlight your notes. You will be able to use…...

Educators Without Borders

Recruitment of teachers and administrators in international schools has gradually shifted away from in-person job fairs to online interviews. The recruitment cycle for the next school year has only exacerbated…...

Distilling Books With Socrates

Join Claire Springer (Director of Professional Learning, SchoolRubric) and Bryan Hunt (Insatiable Questioner, Socrates - Head of School) as they discuss "Linchpin" by Seth Godin and its implications on educational…...

EDx Talks

assets By clearly identifying goals and assets, Elementary STEM Integration Specialist Heidi MacGregor shares a framework by which she developed four STEAM-related activities for parents and students in light of…...

Office Hours

How can we start the shift from consumption to creation as educators and in the activities we plan with our students? What are the benefits of approaching learning through a…...

Educators Without Borders

How can schools incorporate greater focus on honoring and recognizing diversity and inclusion in schools? What responsibility do school leaders have in promoting diversity and inclusion in their organizations? What…...

EDx Talks

STEM educators Naomi Meredith and Spencer Sharp discuss strategies to infuse technology and innovation in classrooms. For more information visit https://innovativeteacherpodcast.com and check out their free guidebook "10 Ways to…...

Educators Without Borders

Several months into arguably the most tumultuous school year in recent history, one of the “elephants in the remote instruction room” has become, where have classroom observation practices gone? Join…...

Office Hours

Podcasters and educators Chey Cheney and Pav Wander (The Staff Room Podcast), Traci Browder (Intelligogy), and Samantha Fecich (EduMagic) field questions from around the world on how to best plan…...

Tutorials

Why spend countless hours resizing images for different social media platforms when a tool like Canva can help you do this quickly and seamlessly? In this video, Ryan Sagare explains…...

EDx Talks

What is a thinking routine and how can we amply its effect on student learning through the use of technology tools? Debra Tannenbaum, an Elementary school-based technology specialist in Virginia,…...

EDx Talks

Licensed mental health professional and counselor Jon Ebert shares three key tips and strategies for mental health practices during the pandemic. With experience working with both youth and families in…...

EDx Talks

Heather Dean (Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, California State Unviersity), Natalie B. Welcome (Mathematics Instructor, Arizona State University), and Amber Wagnon (Assistant Professor of Secondary Education, Stephen F. Austin State…...

Vantage Point

Katie Henry, the North America Head of Partner Engagement at the Micro:bit Educational Foundation, discusses the mission of the organization and their efforts to increase access and availability to coding…...

Educators Without Borders

In Episode 1 of Educators Without Borders, SchoolRubric is joined by Julia Reynen (CEO and Founder, Culture Innovator), Sula Graham (Leadership and Management Coach, WorkSpa Limited), and Daniel Gordon (Principal,…...

Professional Development

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Professional Development

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Mister Messinger

Are you struggling to take notes? In this video, I will show you how to take focused and effective Cornell & Outline notes. I will teach you how to summarize…...

Vantage Point

Mark Engstrom, an experienced school administrator in both in the U.S. and internationally, joins SchoolRubric to discuss his latest project, Socrates Head of School, that reframes the age-old question of…...

EDx Talks

Dr. Diron Ford, an Assistant Principal at Woodside High School in Newport News, Virginia, shares his perspective on "Saving Our Boys: An Academic and Behavioral Perspective". Dr. Ford interweaves both…...

EDx Talks

When the pandemic shut down school campuses and forced students throughout the world to migrate to distance and virtual instruction, a group of Stanford students sprung to action by leveraging…...

Mister Messinger

Are you struggling to take organized notes? In this video, I will show you how to set up and organize both Cornell and outline notes. I also provide you with…...

Professional Development

Professional Development Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 0:00 SchoolRubri Introduction 0:41 The little school that did 2:42 On a scale of "cat"... How are you feeling? 3:35…...

EDx Talks

With three decades of experience as teachers and administrators in the Untied States and internationally, Betsy and Chuck Suits use their past to envision what schools in the future will…...

EDx Talks

Brittany Cohen, an elementary school special education teacher from Pennsylvania, joined SchoolRubric's live professional development session on July 11, 2020 to share her experience teaching students virtually and some strategies…...

EDx Talks

Jenn O'Brien, a Middle School teacher at Gardens School of Technology Arts, joined SchoolRubric's live professional development session on August 15, 2020 to share some of the lessons learned and…...

EDx Talks

Dr. Samantha Fecich, Assistant Professor of Education at Grove City College, author of the EduMagic books, and host of the similarly named podcast, shares three simple yet important pieces of…...

Mister Messinger

Wondering how to end your essay well? Trying to write a conclusion paragraph to wrap up your essay with an A+? In this video, I review the structure, outline and…...

Vantage Point

Narda Pitkethly, the Founder and CEO of the Naradagani Reading Program, shares more about how her innovative and normal symbol-based program helps students of all ages and backgrounds learn to…...

EDx Talks

Chey Cheney and Pawan Wander, co-hosts of the popular educator podcast "The Staff Room Podcast," presented at SchoolRubric's live session held on June 20, 2020. In their prevention, Chey and…...

School News

Ken Davis, the director of Discovery School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, joins SchoolRubric to chat on the pandemic situation in Honduras and the plans that Discovery School has for the new…...

Vantage Point

Matt Jones, author of the newly released book, Trajectory: The 10 Challenges of High School That Shape a Teenager’s Future joins SchoolRubric to discuss the inspiration for both his book…...

EDx Talks

With wide-ranging experiences between them such as Kindergarten teacher, podcast host, university education professor, and school principal, Traci Browder and Chuck Roberts come together to dialogue and share thoughts related…...

Education News

Two international educators with over four decades overseas, Nick De Forest and Matt Fleming, recently launched a new podcast for international school sports, Globetrottin' ADs, and also facilitated and organized…...

Vantage Point

Founder and Principal Advisor of Culture Innovator Julia Reynen shares with SchoolRubric's Wallace Ting her thoughts on workplace culture, courageous leadership, and several additional exciting projects she is working on.…...

EDx Talks

How do we respond to crises through the lens of a systematic, thoughtful, and meaningful process? Charles Williams, a K-8 Principal from Illinois, presented at SchoolRubric's live professional development session…...

EDx Talks

Dominique Blue, an educator with experience both internationally and in the United States, leverages her experience as a teacher, dean, and special needs parent to share tips, resources, and considerations…...

Vantage Point

Dr. Diron Ford, the Assistant Principal at Woodside High School in Newport News, Virginia, meets with SchoolRubric Co-Founder Wallace Ting to discuss challenges and successes of the previous school year,…...

EDx Talks

Matt Barker, a High School Learning Support teacher at the International School of Bangkok, Thailand shares his tips on how to effectively and meaningfully incorporate inclusion principales in virtual learning…...

EDx Talks

Two dedicated physical education teachers at the American School of Rio de Janeiro, Neíse Abreu and Bernardo Pedro, presented at SchoolRubric's webinar on May 23, 2020 and shared some ideas…...

EDx Talks

In her role as a K-8 Literacy Coach and 5th Grade Literacy Teacher at the International School of Curitiba, Brazil, Sarah Donaldson regularly meets with parents to share best practices…...

Vantage Point

Dr. Ann Kox, the current Preschool and Elementary School Principal at the American School of Valencia (ASV), connected with Wallace Ting from SchoolRubric to share her thoughts on the state…...

EDx Talks

In times of increasing strife and instability in today's world, how can schools play a role in promoting wellness and tranquility for both students and educators? Allyson Williams, an IB…...

EDx Talks

With an increasing number schools closing and teachers moving their classrooms to virtual settings, the need for high quality instructional video content has never been greater. Ryan Sagare, the Coordinator…...

EDx Talks

Daniel P. Gordon, the Principal at Dhahran School Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools, presented at SchoolRubric's professional development session on May 9, 2020. Drawing upon theoretical research on building and leveraging…...

EDx Talks

In an age of social media and school choice, institutions are slowly beginning to see the importance and value of leveraging social media platforms to communicate a message and connect…...

EDx Talks

In an era of school closures and distance learning, how can schools effectively develop and share a set of resources and learning guides for parents that are effective and engaging?…...

EDx Talks

If and when students come back to school campuses after the COVID-19 pandemic, what will classrooms look like? What are some of the key lessons and trends we can take…...

EDx Talks

SchoolRubric was honored to host Nicole Fedio as a professional development presenter on April 18, 2020. Nicole, who is an experienced mathematics teacher and coach, currently works with teachers and…...

EDx Talks

Catarina Song Chen, the director at the American School of Belo Horizonte, Brazil joined SchoolRubric on April 11, 2020 to present her perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic that has closed…...

EDx Talks

Debra Cota, Early Childhood Center Principal at Beijing City International School, was one of three featured presenters at SchoolRubric's meet-up on Saturday, April 11 2020. Schools in Beijing are currently…...

EDx Talks

On Saturday, April 11 2020 SchoolRubric welcomed guest presented Ryan Persaud to an online professional development with several other school administrators and educators in attendance. Mr. Persaud currently works at…...


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