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18 Days ’til 40: Educational Evolution Efficacy: Fact or Fallacy???

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Many educational experts believe that the present state of the educational system in the USA and abroad is less-than-desirable. Many agree that the realities of life in our current century do not necessarily align with the manner in which we are choosing to educate our children. Many agree that education is outdated and must be redesigned and re-thunk in order to become more meaningful for our children. What experts do not agree on is how we are going to do this.

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Posted by on February 3, 2013 in attitude, Children, Education

 

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67 Days ’til 40: What Drives HS Education?

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As a head of a school that serves students in preschool through twelfth grade, I am often thinking about educational trends.  I partner with teachers to set goals for our students, and I often wonder what is really behind these goals.  Lately I have found myself constantly asking the question, “What drives high school education?”  As I evaluate our high school program, I realize that I am not pleased with the driving force that ultimately dictates the pressures we place on our students as early as elementary school.  What is this force? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 16, 2012 in attitude, Children, Education, Inspiration

 

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199 Days ’til 40: Homework – Good or Evil?

 

Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. ~ Doug Larson

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. ~ Lily Tomlin

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don’t believe the kids should be given homework. ~ Bill Cosby Read the rest of this entry »

 

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