What It Takes to Become an Adult Ed Teacher

Posted by Vanco Education on Aug 15, 2018 3:45:00 PM

Teachers in K-12 schools and at colleges and universities are highly trained individuals. Educators at elementary and secondary campuses not only...

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Vibrant Arts Communities Big and Small

Posted by Vanco Education on Aug 13, 2018 3:52:00 PM

The vibrancy of an arts community doesn’t have to be limited by a city’s size. For example, just because Fredericksburg, Texas (population 26,521)...

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6 Ways to Make the First Day of School Seamless

Posted by Vanco Education on Aug 8, 2018 4:25:00 PM

Even the most seasoned educator gets jittery about the first day of school each year. But the veteran teacher and administrator also knows the...

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Tips for a Harmonious Band Camp

Posted by Vanco Education on Aug 6, 2018 5:32:00 PM

The sounds of mid- to late August will soon be heard across the nation. Coaches’ whistles and young athletes’ grunts will mark the start of high...

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Career/Tech Education Bill Enhances Adult Education

Posted by Vanco Education on Aug 1, 2018 5:10:00 PM

Adult education received a boost from Congress in late July, when both the House of Representatives and the Senate approved, in bipartisan...

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6 Tips for a Successful Professional Development Day

Posted by Vanco Education on Jul 30, 2018 5:15:00 PM

1. Send an Agenda in Advance

Send a meeting agenda ahead of time and ask if there is anything not on the schedule that should be included. This...

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How Much are Teachers Investing In Their Students?

Posted by Vanco Education on Jul 26, 2018 3:02:00 PM

One of the feel-good stories of mid-July was that of Chicago teacher Kimber Bermudez who, while flying to Florida to see her parents, spoke to a...

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The Case for Investing in Music Education

Posted by Vanco Education on Jul 24, 2018 12:47:00 PM

“When you’re a musician and you’re playing an instrument, you have to be using more of your brain.”

Eric Rasmussen, chair of the early childhood...

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Don’t Drop Out. Drop in to Community Programs

Posted by Vanco Education on Jul 23, 2018 5:29:00 PM

The national school dropout rate has been cut almost in half since 1995, and the proliferation of community youth programs is one of the primary...

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Government Programs Provide Child-Care Aid

Posted by Vanco Education on Jul 20, 2018 1:40:00 PM

It’s a problem that many low-income families face: My child(ren) must have child care before and after school, but I might not have enough money...

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