High school students, central office administrators, community members, and teachers led workshops for Auburn Middle School students on CyberDay. Each student was able to choose 3 workshops to attend. 142 more words
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Guess what? Allowing students to follow their interests creates engaged learning.
The power of interest-based learning is one of those things that is so intuitive, so obvious, soooo clear — that in most of today’s public education system — … 479 more words
Sometimes school doesn’t work out like people expect.
And sometimes homeschooling doesn’t work out like people expect.
When I talk to parents at conferences and workshops, I realize that for some of them, homeschooling seems to be a way to create “a sure thing” — a kid who will be happy, or a kid who will be successful — according to the… 461 more words
- Recently recognized as a School That Shines (Channel 6–WCSH program), Madison Junior High School students organized and ran a community blood drive at their school. 201 more words
When I talk about engagement, I often recommend the book Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink. It’s a great read, explaining why people are more motivated by… 214 more words