Tag Archives: teachers

  1. 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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  2. ‘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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Back-to-School Resource: View comprehensive calendar for all 25 Harris County school districts from HCDE

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    August 24, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Back-to-School Resource: View comprehensive calendar for all 25 Harris County school districts from HCDE

    Need to know if Channelview shares the same winter break as Houston or Waller? Here’s a handy resource with key …
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  8. Clear boundaries between students and teachers: How instant communication plays a role in victimization

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    August 10, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Clear boundaries between students and teachers: How instant communication plays a role in victimization

    The public continues to be outraged by the number of cases of students being sexually victimized by teachers and other …
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  9. 6 school zone safety tips from Harris County Department of Education

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    August 3, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    6 school zone safety tips from HCDE Center for Safe and Secure Schools

    School zones can be a stressful place in the morning. Parents are anxious to drop kids off before heading to …
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  10. Selecting a theme for your elementary classroom

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    July 13, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Selecting a theme for your elementary classroom

    Classroom themes help create a fun and inviting atmosphere for students. They provide a sense of classroom identity and also …
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