School Best Practice

The “Best Practices” section of The Holmes Education Post recognizes schools that are promoting best practices for other schools to follow. These practices may include [&hellip


How can school districts provide equitable learning environments for students?

More than 400,000 teaching vacancies for both public and private schools will need to be filled by the year 2018. Considering the alarming number of [&hellip


Do teens get enough sleep at home?

Considering the myriad of reasons students perform poorly in school and on standardized tests, the critical questions to be asked are: Do teens get enough [&hellip


Career Path to President/CEO of Leading To Change

Eric Rowles is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and consultant who has worked with more than 150,000 people such as teenagers, adults, professionals, policy makers [&hellip


How are school sports activities impacted by court cases and legislation?

Student participation in extra-curricular activities such as football and soccer are good ways for schools to promote academic performance, school spirit, pride and discipline. With [&hellip


Career Path to President of Medicine Hat College

One of the attendees of the 2015 Appreciative Education Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC was Dr. Denise Henning, president/CEO of Medicine Hat College in Alberta, [&hellip


How can being rookie smart keep you competitive?

At the 2015 Association of California School Administrators Conference in Monterey, Calif., presenter, Liz Wiseman, an author, researcher, executive advisor and national speaker, raised the [&hellip

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Is hazing prevalent in the K-20 environments?

Hazing is prevalent in the K-20 environments despite the adoption of anti-hazing laws in 44 states. Participating in extra-curricular activities and being hazed by perpetrators [&hellip


What is the aim of Appreciative Advising?

Having students to attend your school is one thing. Advising them to be successful in the school is another. For this special feature, the critical [&hellip


Is it time to provide report cards for the Teacher Preparation Program?

With an ongoing problem of many teachers not being prepared to teach in today’s classroom setting and, subsequently, having a negative impact on student performance, [&hellip