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The Critical Role of a School Superintendent

Along with teachers and fellow administrators, school superintendents are responsible for providing students with a safe, inclusive learning environment, yet their role is often misunderstood. In many ways, superintendents are managers who oversee the day-to-day operations of a school district, but they are also leaders who aspire to improve student achievement. Moreover, superintendents are advocates,…

Career Paths for Teachers and Administrators

Teachers and administrators often refer to their profession as a calling. A passion for teaching and a desire to make a difference in the lives of students is often what draws people to education, but that alone isn’t always enough to succeed in this field. Individuals working in education must envision a clear professional path;…

Tips for Sharing Your Love of Reading With Students

Nothing compares to seeing a student’s eyes light up as they lose themselves in a good book and share in the journey of a hero or heroine. An adventurous hobbit, a boy who lived, or a girl who fell down a rabbit hole could be compelling them to read on, and as they turn the…

3 Myths About Special Education Debunked

14% of all public-school students received special education services in 2019. And yet, the misguided notion that special education students represent a statistically insignificant population persists. This is one of many misconceptions about special education that, while not always harmful, can leave the public misinformed about this pivotal branch of education—and at worst, can result…

How Autism Differs From Other Developmental Disabilities

The term autism was coined by Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler in 1911 to describe severe cases of schizophrenia. According to Bleuler, autistic thinking was driven by a rejection of reality, substituting the outside world with a hallucinatory fantasy. As new methods for studying developing children were explored, the idea that autistic thinking is characterized by…

Bridging the Digital Divide

When the internet was first developed, it was nothing like it is today. With limited speed and bandwidth, the early internet was used exclusively by a few government agencies and, later, universities. In the 1990s the internet became a premium consumer service not unlike cable television. Internet access and the required devices—at first computers, then…

What Can I Do With a Master’s Degree in Bilingual/ESL Education?

The English language is nobody’s special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself. — Derek Walcott The United States has no official language, but English is the de facto language spoken by millions of native speakers. For both citizens and noncitizen residents, many of whom speak…

What Can I Do With a Master’s Degree in Special Education?

If you’re considering applying to a master’s in special education program, you might want to know what your career prospects will be after graduation. Here we explore just a few of the many professional advantages you can experience with a master’s degree in special education. Enjoy a Rewarding Career That Enhances Lives—Including Your Own Few…

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