Insights from Educate, 16th Edition

Welcome to Insights from Educate, a curated weekly newsletter of professional learning and inspiration from authentic voices in education.

I am sure many of you were just as appalled as I was when this video was released of a Florida principal paddling a young child, while her mother secretly filmed it no less.

Using a paddle to discipline a student is referred to as corporal punishment and is surprisingly…

Insights from Educate, 15th Edition

Welcome to Insights from Educate, a curated weekly newsletter of professional learning and inspiration from authentic voices in education.

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Consider these stats: middle-class families spend 14% of their income on childcare while lower-income families spend upwards of 35%.

To be honest, this seems a little low. My husband and I are both teachers, and when our children were young, we struggled to pay for daycare while we worked. …

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Insights from Educate., 11th Edition

As vaccine efforts continue to ramp up, Sandra M. Chafoueleas, a school psychologist and Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, presents a different kind of a vaccine — a behavioral vaccine.

Chafoueleas notes that vaccines are intended to be preventive. It is a simple matter to receive…

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The benefits of prioritizing the consumption of content to create content.

I have been spending more of my leisure time reading instead of writing. After a couple of months of daily writing, I felt myself beginning to wear down from the heavy expectations of the habit.

Lately, I have been prioritizing daily reading in lieu of daily writing to implement more…

Jennifer Osborne

Educator, M.S./M.Ed.⎪Expat ⎪Runner⎪Editor of Educate. medium.com/educate-pub

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