The lines that separate childhood from adolescence and adolescence from adulthood have disappeared. Rites of passage are few. But there is something schools can and should do.
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August 27, 2017
August 08, 2017
There should be STEM centric revision of all teaching from kindergarten through high school.
July 25, 2017
If we are maintaining algebra courses for the sake of tradition or if algebra is the foundation of deductive reasoning and problem solving is the debate school leaders can engage now.
July 23, 2017
We need educators who are conversant in the reality of the workplace. We need counselors and teachers who open doors rather than limit options, we need business partners and we need a curriculum which includes workplace skills with an equal value to academic ones.
July 20, 2017
Why are high schools under the impression that they are preparing students for college and career, when colleges do not?
July 11, 2017
Guest blogger Jacob Lewis writes, "If teachers knew what kids like me need from them, more students would benefit from it than they might think."
July 09, 2017
Curriculum is the developmental ecosystem of learning opportunities, strategically placed by teachers working together.
June 29, 2017
Guest blogger Michelle Hagen, "We have some very talented young adults that walk through our doors everyday. If given the opportunity to develop their potential, our students may likely have the answers to many troublesome questions."
June 25, 2017
A tension needs to be held between the shrinking capacity to focus and the need to strengthen an attention 'muscle'.
June 20, 2017
Guest blogger Amanda Morin says, "When administrators encourage collaboration and give all teachers access to professional development in meeting the needs of all the learners in their classrooms, everybody is set up for success."