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.
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July 25, 2017
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 13, 2017
The absence of role models imposes unconscious limitations on the career options children imagine.
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 27, 2017
Keeping students at the center, considering those invisible ones while reflecting on the mission statement that includes 'all' students, one can find motivation to challenge the way things are done, and find new ways to make 'all' students a reality.
June 25, 2017
A tension needs to be held between the shrinking capacity to focus and the need to strengthen an attention 'muscle'.
June 22, 2017
Without courage, truth won't be told, schools won't change, students will continue to achieve based upon expectations that are limiting, gaps will remain, and systems will go along, but the children...what of them?
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."