The answer is not to "bring back" vocational training. The answer is to redefine vocational training and integrate it into the learning required for all students to graduate from high schools.
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October 26, 2017
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Problem-based classrooms require teachers to dare to let go of control of the learning and to take hold of the role of questioner, coach, supporter, and diagnostician.
September 24, 2017
Researchers some of our football players will live a lifetime battling behaviors and issues never knowing they are caused by those tackles they so loved when living their halcyon days of middle and high school.
September 19, 2017
We need leaders, like conductors, who lead by empowering those s/he leads.
September 17, 2017
When schools step up to consider new ways to engage and motivate students they should be lauded.
September 14, 2017
As change has occurred, in order to learn and change and adapt, some things have been abandoned that should be brought back but with a new spin, adapting to today's environment.
September 07, 2017
Guest blogger Thomas R. Guskey writes: Although grades should never be the only information about learning that students and parents receive, they can be a meaningful part of that information.
August 30, 2017
The world has changed, what students need to graduate knowing and able to do has changed, and schools, over all, have not kept pace.
August 29, 2017
The moment to rediscover and recommit to values is now. The adults being led and students in our schools need a leader who is a model of integrity, inclusiveness, and consistency.
August 13, 2017
When the environment supports risk taking and celebrates even the small successes and views failure as an opportunity for more learning, the environment becomes rich and dynamic with teaching and learning.