If we are truly to be devoted to what is good for children and if it is our role to maximize their ability to learn and to support their physical and mental health, this has to become a seriously faced issue.
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September 13, 2015
August 25, 2015
Yet do we socialize students from the very beginning to be confident lifelong learners? We might not.
August 16, 2015
Given that listening appears to contribute to the wellbeing of the individual, the wealth of the economy, and for peace, I invite educators to think about investing in teaching listening, starting at the primary school.
July 30, 2015
Asking teachers to attend to the social-emotional development of their students without providing them with the environment in which social and emotional health is paramount is simply unreasonable.
July 02, 2015
The best leaders know how to maintain relationships and respect from both sides of an issue even when strong differences exist.
June 23, 2015
It is the assessments and how they are used that is the heart of the issue.
June 18, 2015
No matter the intention of the assessment of performance, whether of student, teacher, or principal, the result is an evaluation that is most often received as a judgment of and a stopping place for the evaluated.
June 07, 2015
If we don't address the quality of feedback as adults, we will not be able to address this issue with the students in our charge.
June 04, 2015
More than ever we, and the students in our charge, need parents as informed and active partners.
June 02, 2015
We have to believe enough in ourselves, as educators, that we can reach each one, excite them about learning and make room for the success of each and every one.