Recent Tweets

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

RT @HuffPostEdu: The value of community for children in poverty http://t.co/G3oWFcjEK2

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

ICYMI: Here's our most watched film last month ► http://t.co/K7rrhFLPcW #edchat #tchat #film #nowplaying http://t.co/Cv9BV4zZir

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

"The school environment is very much a microcosm of our society; you really do see that reflected in the classroom" – http://t.co/K7rrhFLPcW

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

#Omaha parents: Mark your calendars with the @OmahaPubSchool High School & Middle School Open House Dates – http://t.co/yETDo8W3dz

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

"American public education is the greatest public enterprise in the world" – Dr. Steve Joel (cc @sjoel59) #edchat https://t.co/OlzzqsOMAo

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

Here's inspiration to keep up the momentum and the focus on #education in #Nebraska – via @Gov_Heineman http://t.co/IhKYtjQX5N #nebedu

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

School choice options already exist in @OmahaPubSchool. Mark your calendars with the schools' Open House Dates – http://t.co/3dZEGEWRiy

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

ICYMI: 140 Nebraska Education Leaders to follow – http://t.co/z5fwxTvore #nebedu #ilovepublicschools http://t.co/PkxSlrcpfS

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

(WATCH) Spend 30 seconds with Dr. Steve Joel (@sjoel59) – #edchat #nebedu https://t.co/OlzzqsOMAo

NElovesPS
@NElovesPS

"I teach every student, and it’s my responsibility to teach every student as though they were my own child"– @FerialP http://t.co/AtUXI8TUo2

Friday, November 14, 2014

Success Starts with Teachers

On any given day, teachers make thousands of decisions, facilitate at least a dozen different lessons and connect with students on various levels. Often times, the most successful schools have the right supports in place to help its teachers continue to learn and grow so that they can ensure students do the same. From initial… Watch the Film


Thursday, September 25, 2014

It Takes a Community: Valley County

Recently, Nebraska Loves Public Schools released It Takes a Community, which explores how community partnerships provide students with greater access to educational opportunities and how engagement with our public schools helps ensure the vitality of our state. When it comes to community engagement with local students, look no further than Valley County, Nebraska. The community of… Watch the Film


Monday, September 8, 2014

It Takes a Community

There are many different factors that go into the education of a child. There’s classroom learning time, extracurriculars, health and nutrition, other basic needs, socio-emotional wellness, and extended educational opportunities outside of school, among others. Traditional models would suggest that schools are solely responsible for student learning: students come into the school classroom, learn new… Watch the Film


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

One Child at a Time

Public schools across the country have one common goal: educate our youth. However, that role has expanded immensely over the years. Schools are responsible for making sure all students succeed – taking into special consideration the different ability levels that exist in each classroom. The challenge becomes both recognizing students’ needs and learning styles and… Watch the Film


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Whole Child 

Across the nation, the health and wellness of students has become a prominent issue in academic life. Research has shown that incorporating healthy lifestyle supports into student life directly relates to classroom performance – a healthier student is a student better equipped for learning. Because of this, schools in Nebraska have taken strides to prioritize… Watch the Film


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Ready for Kindergarten

Preparing a child for school doesn’t start the moment he or she walks into the kindergarten classroom. The preparations start the moment that child is born. Students’ very first classroom is their home and daily environment. Their lessonsare the words they hear, the books they’vebeen read and the world they’re exposed to in their formative… Watch the Film


Sunday, April 6, 2014

Why the Arts Matter

When school budgets are tight, art programs often find themselves on the chopping block. Today’s definition of arts education has evolved considerably from what it once was. Today’s art programs encompass a wide array of disciplines – from fine arts to digital media, from music to landscape architecture – and are encouraging creative thinking, problem solving, and healthy emotional development among other things. In fact,… Watch the Film


Thursday, April 3, 2014

Standing Up To Poverty

In traveling across the state, visiting dozens of schools and interviewing hundreds of educators about the most pressing issues in education, there’s an overarching theme in all of the stories we’ve filmed to date: poverty has an impact on a child’s ability to learn. When a student is hungry, sick, tired, falling behind, not ready… Watch the Film


Thursday, April 3, 2014

Ready to Work

Shop class. Home Ec. Maybe some type of work-study program. That’s what many people think about when they hear the words “career education.” But today’s career and technical education programs have come a long way from the days of building birdhouses in a sawdust covered workshop. In Nebraska’s public schools, career education encompasses a wide… Watch the Film


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Early Childhood Education: A Foundation for Success

Diversity in Crete is defined by more than just skin color and ethnicity. Diversity in Crete also refers to the challenges and opportunities that impact the way children learn. One such challenge for many Nebraska children is access to early childhood education (ECE) programs that help prepare them for kindergarten and overall academic achievement. Though… Watch the Film