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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We can create the image and give the message of the highest achievement and the vision of each and every classroom.
August 20, 2017
Trust has a role in student achievement greater than the attention it receives.
August 17, 2017
Guest blogger Marc Levitt believes "Educators play an essential role in creating a world aligned to the growing awareness of our intertwined fates, one that is more sustainable and fulfilling. What story they are 'telling' and distributing?"
August 15, 2017
Where but public schools do we create a citizenry with an understanding of the relationship between rights and responsibilities, between democracy and despotism and why our founders created three branches of government with different but equal powers.
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.
August 10, 2017
Guest blogger Jennifer Cleary writes, "Burnout is a real issue, for both first-year teachers and thirty-year veterans. Schools are losing valuable educators, and student achievement is suffering."
August 08, 2017
There should be STEM centric revision of all teaching from kindergarten through high school.
August 06, 2017
Being a courageous leader begins by taking steps within and questioning beliefs and worldviews and discovering what is to remain and what needs to be changed.
August 03, 2017
There is an America that has been hidden for a long time that will enter schools stealthily. We must be alert and protect the values we embrace in our work with children.