From the “new possible” to “y’all are what matters,” thank you to our educators who attended the AIM conference. Here is a wrap video by EdNC’s Liz Bell in case you missed it. Here is Rupen’s article. And here is a link to all the materials if you want to do a deep dive on all things education.
Here is your weekend playlist by our mountain philosopher Superintendent Jeff McDaris.
And here are your podcasts for the weekend curated by EdNC’s Alli:
The Resilience Zone | Episode 1 – “Sensing in”
In this very first episode of the podcast, student hosts Elijah and Gabby explain what a rapid reset tool is. Specifically, they talk about the tool of “sensing in” to our bodies to move through stress and anxiety.
First in Future by IEI | Where Are The Workers?
In this episode guest host Sarah Hall, Senior Policy and Programs Manager; Andrew Berger-Gross, NC Department of Commerce, LEAD Division; Barbara Brothers, Business Engagement Director, Capital Area Workforce Board; Trey Goodson, Marketing Director, NC East Alliance discuss the “the most difficult hiring environment for employers in a generation or more and the most promising labor market for jobseekers in recent memory.”
Education Beat by EdSource | Students stand for transgender rights
Can transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identity?
JAVAID SIDDIQI | After last year's learning loss, we need a plan for students with disabilities
As the school year progresses in 2022 and our education environment continues to move toward a new normal, this is our opportunity to reimagine education for students, especially those with disabilities.... Read the rest
Staffing and compensation are at the heart of building a better early childhood system
States supplement ESSER funds with additional federal aid
Some parents want criminal charges against Wake schools over graphic library books
We know what would prevent many school shootings. Why don’t we do it?
Omicron or No, Schools Should Prepare for a Pandemic Winter