In any project, the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome.
William James, philosopher and psychologist -More-
A group of students from the District for the first time have qualified to participate in a national archery competition, taking place in Louisville this weekend.Students from Lafayette and Smothers elementary schools, as well as Wilson High School and Capitol Hill Montessori, will join more than 12,000 others from 42 states at the three-day competition.Read full article >>
How will young people become the leaders that society needs to adapt to environmental change? That’s the question that Wick Pritchard, a VISTA volunteer at Clarke Middle School in Athens, Georgia, asks and answers in the following post. Clarke is a high-needs, high-achieving traditional public school serving a very diverse population in a district committed to equity and opportunity.Read full article >>
A years-long effort to revise professional standards for principals, assistant principals, and other administrators has recently led to a dispute over which key aspects of the job should be emphasized.
After some 5,000 schools were destroyed, rebuilding may take years in devastated areas, experts caution, while those that remain operational offer an anchor for children and their families.
How does the end of the school year feel to you? To your students? Here, many ideas for making the most of the time you have left — and inspiring your students to continue learning over the summer.
Here are several paragraphs from the May 5 article “De La Soul’s Kickstarter Campaign Raises $600,874.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
This week is National Charters School Week, a time intended to “raise awareness” about — and hold a “national celebration” for — charter schools, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. In the following post, Paul Thomas, an associate professor of education at Furman University in South Carolina, asks exactly what it is about charter schools that are worth celebrating. This post, which I am publishing with his permission, appeared on AlterNet.Read full article >>