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Science How to Teach About Natural Disasters With Care
Anchoring science lessons in current events, like Hurricane Ian, can foster students’ authentic interest. But it also comes with challenges.
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This GOES-East GeCcolor satellite image taken at 9:56 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, and provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Ian passing over western Cuba. Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba on Tuesday as a major hurricane, with nothing to stop it from intensifying into a catastrophic Category 4 storm before it hits Florida, where officials ordered 2.5 million people to evacuate before it crashes ashore Wednesday.
A satellite image by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Ian passing over western Cuba.
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School & District Management Opinion Pandemic Isolation Damaged School Culture. Here’s How Principals Can Reset
I made it my mission to help my staff reconnect and recommit.
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School & District Management Video How Principals Can Approach Difficult Decisions
One big piece of advice: Put students at the center of every decision.
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