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EdLF in China

Four interns participated in the first EdLF administrative internship program in China

Four excited students from the McKay School’s Educational Leadership and Foundations (EdLF) program were able to experience the department’s first administrative internship in Guangzhou, China.

Four excited students from the McKay School’s Educational Leadership and Foundations (EdLF) program were able to experience the department’s first administrative internship in Guangzhou, China. The four interns spent the month of June shadowing five principals at Clifford International Schools. The aims of the internship program were to help the students expand their worldviews by enhancing their cultural awareness and to aid their professional skills by providing what President Worthen called “inspiring…

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Picking Teams and Picking Music in P.E.

BYU education professor finds music helps and picking teams publicly hurts when helping kids try to enjoy exercise

Experiences for kids in P.E. can have long-lasting effects. Being picked last for a team may be humiliating in the moment, but could also have lasting…

BYU School Psychology Program Honored Nationally for Quantity and Quality of Research

The BYU school psychology program was recently named the No. 1 program out of 136 of its kind in faculty research productivity.

That means the faculty do more, high-quality research than any other group of school psychology professors in the United States.

The three top…

Inclusive Education for Students with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities

BYU’s David O. McKay School recently hosted guest lecturer Erik Carter, a special education professor at Vanderbilt University, who spoke on the rising promise…

You Can't Make This Stuff up

There are reader-submitted stories about their everyday life experiences as an administrator

Being an educator and having the privilege of working with children provides free entertainment every day. Sometimes the joy comes from parents and colleagues…

Good, Better, and Best Approaches to Leading Learning with Teachers

The best way to increase student learning is to assist the adults who serve them

Some approaches are good, some are better, and some are best. The purpose of this article is to review some good, better, and best approaches that principals…