Tag Archives: teachers

  1. Five ways to Break the Ice with Your Students

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    August 5, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Students often encounter many new experiences and uncertainties on the first day of school. As a teacher, here are a …
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  2. Back-to-School Tips for Teachers

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    July 30, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    If you have a year or more of teaching experience, you likely understand how your neatly prioritized back-to-school to-do list …
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  3. HCDE, Education Foundation of Harris County partner to offer $200,000 in classroom supplies for teachers

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    July 29, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) and the Education Foundation of Harris County (EFHC) have partnered to create Tools for …
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  4. HCDE Hosting Cybersecurity Career Connection Conference for Students, Educators May 15

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    May 7, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    The cybersecurity profession is growing as technology evolves and becomes a fabric of society, especially with the younger generation. Harris …
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  5. HCDE teacher-in-training Jennifer Siger named top ‘Intern of the Year’ by Texas Alternative Certification Association

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    May 23, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Rookie English teacher finds fulfilling niche with pre-teens through HCDE teacher alternative certification program

    (The Texas Alternative Certification Association named Jennifer Siger the 1st place winner of the Texas Alternative Certification Association Intern of …
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  6. ‘Little Free Libraries’ to make big literacy impact through ‘Groomed for Literacy’ collective with HCDE adult learners, City of Houston Public Library

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    April 4, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Little Free Libraries to make big literacy impact through ‘Groomed for Literacy’ collective with HCDE adult learners, City of Houston Public Library

    Fifty little libraries which could make a big literacy impact in needy children’s lives are being painted by adult learners …
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  7. Leading Effectively: What Great Educators Do Differently

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    August 8, 2016 by HCDE-Texas

    What are the specific qualities and practices of great educators that elevate them above the rest? The upcoming Harris County …
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  8. Building Teamwork: Energize and connect through team-building exercises

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    May 16, 2016 by HCDE-Texas

    The last weeks of school are drawing to a close. After a well-deserved break, teachers and administrators will soon be …
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  9. How to get urban high school students to do their work: Innovative solutions to urban problems

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    October 19, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    How to get urban high school students to do their work: Innovative solutions to urban problems

    Is the urban high school a factory for failure? High school teachers often complain about getting struggling students to do …
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  10. Attendance matters: Strategies to reduce chronic absenteeism

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    September 7, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Attendance matters: Strategies to reduce chronic absenteeism

    While we enjoy the day off from school and work this Labor Day, we recognize the impact of attending school …
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