Ogo Okoye-Johnson Promotes Early Literacy

Join author Ogo Okoye-Johnson as she continues to promote and celebrate early literacy with storytelling, arts and crafts. Ogo will be signing and reading her books, 5 Stars Chike the Invincible and Oma the Faithful Daughter with creative interactive arts and crafts! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the author, be intrigued, and get your very own signed copies of her delightful must-have books! See you there!

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Effective Teaching and Learning Gems

Effective student learning occurs with frequent teacher feedback to students that encourages self-reflection on the part of students followed by the reteaching of concepts necessary to ensure student mastery of concepts taught.

The most reliable measure for improving teaching and learning could be derived from frequent and effective teacher observations and constructive feedback from the observers designed to improve teacher performance and subsequently student performance in an atmosphere laden with trust and devoid of fear of reprisals!

Creative and innovative teaching fortified by effective instructional coaching produce a vibrant learning environment where students blossom intellectually and are equipped with college-ready, career and successful life skills.


Ramon Cortines Declares No Ipads for all Los Angeles Unified School District’s Students

According to a report in the Los Angeles Times today, Friday February 20, 2015 by Howard Blume , Ramon Cortines, the Interim Superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District declared that the school district does not have enough funds to provide IPADS for every student, teacher and administrator to fulfill an “ill-fated $1.3-billion” initiative by John Deasy, the former superintendent. Students will be provided computers for testing and instruction as needed. Superintendent Cortines stated, “I don’t believe we can afford a device for every student … Education shouldn’t become the gimmick of the year.”

New iPad Use by New York City Teachers Halted

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