Best Practices in Public Education

Eufaula City and Muscle Shoals are the Alabama Finalists!

Eufaula City and Muscle Shoals are the Alabama Finalists!

GREAT things are happening in Alabama public schools!  This past Friday, Eufaula City Schools and Muscle Shoals City Schools were recognized as the Alabama Finalists in the “Tri-State Best K-12 Practices” Contest. Their titled entries — “From Crayons to Careers:  Intentional Preparation for College and Career Readiness” from Eufaula City Schools and the “Pathfinder Alabama… Read more »

INNOVATIVE and AMAZING Alabama Entries for Tri-State K-12 Best Practices Contest

INNOVATIVE and AMAZING Alabama Entries for Tri-State K-12 Best Practices Contest

Are you ready for some positive, uplifting news about Alabama public education? Want to hear about some OUTSTANDING instructional and non-instructional practices that benefit children? Well the Alabama entries for the “Tri-State Best K-12 Practices”* contest deliver just that.   This year in Alabama, many INNOVATIVE and AMAZING entries were submitted for the Contest!  The… Read more »

From Titans to Therapy Dogs: Enter Alabama’s Best Contest Before Oct. 17 Deadline

From Titans to Therapy Dogs:  Enter Alabama’s Best Contest Before Oct. 17 Deadline

A Tennessee Titan visit. A visit from a senator-smooching therapy dog. Hot nutritious breakfasts provided during the summer.  Breakfasts and personalized interventions provided on Saturdays. Teaching students and parents the importance of consistent school attendance.  Teaching athletes the importance of leadership, character, integrity and discipline. This is a just a sample of the wide range of entries… Read more »

Best Practices in Public Education: More than a Buzzword

Best Practices in Public Education:  More than a Buzzword

You’ve probably seen the Weird Al Yankovich video “Mission Statement” parodying the buzz words that are so commonplace in corporate America (If not click the image below… it’s worth a look). While “Best Practices” may not be the latest vogue phrase in education, it is used frequently.  Google “best practices in public education” and you will… Read more »