The professional conscience of every great educator guides them to prepare children with an education that develops the skills and knowledge to be successful in the world. Not our current world, mind you, but the one in which they will live as graduates of our systems.
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March 29, 2018
January 09, 2018
Hiring is, arguably, the most important shared role of leaders and the governing body. It deserves and investment of time to listen openly and share perceptions and thoughts.
October 29, 2017
If we haven't taught and demonstrated to our students that sexual harassment is not acceptable, why wouldn't they struggle to know how to deal with it in the workplace?
October 26, 2017
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.
October 19, 2017
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.
October 15, 2017
No lower standard serves anyone well even though it might fill vacancies quickly.
October 05, 2017
Guest author Vera Jacobson-Lundberg writes: "Teachers can weave into the curriculum self-awareness and self-reflective assignments to help ensure the students start to own their individual reality fostering independence and creating agency."