A tension needs to be held between the shrinking capacity to focus and the need to strengthen an attention 'muscle'.
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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."
June 18, 2017
It has become a coming of age ritual for too many children as they find their way through name-calling and bullying while learning how to navigate the world of emotions.
June 15, 2017
A continuing conversation about beliefs and behaviors regarding how girls and boys, women and men are perceived and treated in the school environment is needed.
June 13, 2017
We offer public schools to every child so they can develop intellect, character and gain self-worth. Let's prepare over the summer so we can begin the next school year by welcoming all students equally and making school their learning home.
June 11, 2017
Guest blogger Denisha Merriweather believes, "Education choice gives communities the ability to use their own strengths as a starting point for change."
June 08, 2017
This is the time for powerful allies but it requires the open hand of a school leader, not to receive a check but to work together on behalf of children.
June 06, 2017
We do not only need talented STEM teachers who know those four subjects well, we need teachers who understand and incorporate the arts, history, literature, physical education as inter-disciplinary and connected.
June 04, 2017
Guest blogger Ruth Ebenstein writes, "No matter how experienced you are, sometimes you cannot be the one to teach the lesson. You alone cannot be the one to foster the change."