Arizona Teachers Concerned About Their Students’ Emotional Well-Being, Academic Needs

A look into the new reality of Arizona’s educators

by Expect More Arizona

The arrival of COVID-19 and the resulting social distancing orders didn’t include a roadmap for teachers. Almost overnight, everything Arizona’s educators had planned for the week, month and possibly the remainder of the school year went out the window. But so many of these amazing professionals didn’t bat an eye – frankly they didn’t have …

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Quarantine Advice from an Arizona Teacher of the Year

by Beth Maloney

If you’re anything like me, one minute you feel like you can live at home in quarantine forever. The next, you’re ready to leap out the front door. Here are some things to do to keep the kids (and you) from going quarantine-crazy and maintain a sense of normalcy during these strange times. Read. Reading …

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Parent and Community Resources for Arizona Families during COVID-19

by Expect More Arizona

Learning Resources Resources for Teachers Community Resources Universities and Community Colleges Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus Today Campaign A Message from Expect More Arizona Last updated 4/26/2020 at 3 p.m. If you have any updates or additions to this list, please send an email to info@expectmorearizona.org.   LEARNING RESOURCES Arizona Public Media and Arizona PBS: are partnering …

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Mapping Arizona’s path to success – the teacher variable

by Expect More Arizona

Key Takeaways:  In today’s schools, teachers face large class sizes, lack of professional development and support and low salaries Arizona teacher pay ranks 49th in the nation; today’s elementary school teachers are making 14% less than in 2001 when adjusted for inflation Quality teachers are the most influential school-based factor in student success High teacher …

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