May 18, 2016
Five Principles of How Kids Learn We have heard it time and time again, “Young children are sponges.” How true. They are eager to explore everything in their small world. Every scene, every sound, every word holds great potential for them to explore and to satisfy their curiosity. The following principles can open the door […]Read More
Summing It All Up – Meaningful Learning is Engaged Learning 3rd in a series of 3 Students today need to become learners for life – engaged and practiced as curious, self-directed individuals. Research tells us that young people acquire knowledge through the combination of what they encounter as learners, through curriculum, relationships, and challenges and […]Read More
Searching for Meaning Using Interdisciplinary Learning 2nd in a series of 3 Education is a wondrous world of discovery. Imaginations soar and curiosity is piqued when schools offer meaningful, engaged learning – learning that is deeper, more flexible, and with more interconnected curriculum. Interdisciplinary teaching and learning is a way to do just that. Teachers […]Read More
What Makes Schools Meaningful? 1st in a series of 3 Educational development of the whole person requires in depth study of academic subjects, exposure to the arts, regular opportunities for physical education and athletics, and involvement in extracurricular activities and community service. So what makes schools meaningful? First, schools must be a place where students […]Read More
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