The young geniuses who sit in today's classrooms are filled with questions and waiting to discover answers. They need others to join them and create the ethical boundaries of their discoveries.
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March 14, 2017
March 12, 2017
Schools' investment in the arts is a contribution to our society and it is important work. The arts are central to the human experience.
March 07, 2017
It is important to fight for the reduction of standardized testing required. At the same time educators need the time and energy to spend on developing ways to monitor how students are developing those other skills and capacities.
February 23, 2017
What is essential about this type of learning is that it is not only the basis for preparation for college and career; it is the basis for how science, technology, engineering, and math live in the world beyond academia.
February 21, 2017
Before deciding whether guns have a place in schools, it is best we come to agree on what question and what threat guns in schools is answering and solving.
February 02, 2017
Guest blogger Josh Schachter writes "We will need to develop even greater abilities to listen to each other beyond the political rhetoric, to empathize and collaborate across institutional, disciplinary, hierarchical, and socioeconomic boundaries."
January 31, 2017
When attention turns to measuring the factors that contribute to successful learning, people will feel better about their schools, and want to support them as far more than 'good enough'.
January 24, 2017
A 21st century shift is the manner in which teaching and learning takes place, the emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math, and the relationship subjects have with each other.
January 10, 2017
What is the truth now has a new meaning and, once we learn how to identify the truth ourselves, we need to teach the children.
January 05, 2017
We need more Princess Leia's. The views one holds about the role of women in society is a deeply held personal belief that is played out daily in our actions. In schools, those actions are watched carefully, are given meaning and influence students.