Articles by Erika Phyall

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Gates Foundation Strives to Give Teachers a Voice

Special education teacher Kylene Young feels that the program Teach Plus has awarded her with the ability to have a voice in education reform and policies, despite getting negative feedback …

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The Classroom Project-Announcement of Winners

Teaching is a career for those that are passionate about making an impact on today and tomorrow’s generation. Which is why the University of California Rossier School of Education launched …

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It’s Time to Focus on Preventing Bullying

Becki Cohn-Vargas is passionate about the prevention of bullying. Having served as a school administrator for over two decades and now serving as the current Director of Not in Our …

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Teaching in New York: The Investment in Teachers and Education

If you are thinking about teaching in New York, one enticing factor causes the Empire State to trump other states — salary. The average teacher salary is $73,358, the highest teacher …

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More Schools Eliminating Junk Food in the Battle Against Obesity

While childhood obesity has been at the forefront of educational news in recent years, it is not unusual to walk into a school and find soda and vending machines filled …

Best Books of the 21st Century

Best Books of the 21st Century [Infographic]

Are you a reading enthusiast? Start your New Year’s resolution out on the right foot and, select the perfect book to read! USC Rossier has compiled a list of 100 …

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Teaching in Illinois: Implementing the Common Core and PARCC Standards

As students head back to school, it’s especially important for those looking to become a teacher in Illinois to know that 45 states and the District of Columbia are gearing …

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Where in the World Are Teachers Most (and Least) Appreciated?

With so much recent controversy over Common Core standards and new teacher evaluation systems, it’s amazing that teachers find time to just teach. As long as the teaching profession has …

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Education Trends: Hip-Hop for Health

Dr. Olajide Williams is a studious man, serving as the chief of staff at the New York Presbyterian/Columbia Medical Center Department of Neurology. According to CNN, it was Williams who, …

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Rossier School of Education Offers Offline Mode for Students

Coming to a mobile device near you: The Rossier School of Education is pleased to announce that all students, including Rossier Online students, can now access course content offline. With …

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