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Western versus non-Western learning approaches and the need to live as if schools do not exist

According to Merriam and Kim (2008), “most Westerners neither recognize nor value learning that is embedded in everyday life.  Most Westerners think of learning as that which occurs in a formal teacher-directed classroom with a prescribed curriculum” (Merriam and Kim, 2008, p. 486 more words


Change is Difficult - Superheroes Unite

Change is difficult. I feel and see the struggle daily watching leaders in schools try to influence culture change to make good nutrition and physical activity the norm. 636 more words

Life's Balancing Acts

Norman Binkley Elementary reborn for the 21st century

Norman Binkley was first opened in 1960, but even then the school was not big enough to handle the demand. Two additions were added in 1961, 1963 and 2006 – and even that didn’t meet the growing demand of South Nashville. 301 more words


Elected School Board Referendum Roundup

Elected School Board Referendum Roundup – Thursday, October 23, 6:30-8 :00 pm – Norfolk Technical Center (1330 N. Military Highway)

On November 4, Norfolk voters will decide whether or not our city’s School Board will be elected. 126 more words

Dr. Jesse Register calls on East Nashville to help build a plan for creating more high-quality school choices

Metro Schools to form community advisory committee

Metro Schools Director Dr. Jesse Register is calling for a formal community advisory committee to help build a plan for the future of East Nashville public schools. 496 more words


NOTICE: Some phones down again starting at 10am

Again today, October 15 starting at 10am Metro Schools will continue an upgrade to our phone systems for several high schools, transportations, and central office. The switch should happen without issue, but there is a possibility that some numbers may be unreachable for a short period of time. 120 more words


Inside the new pre-K Early Learning Center at Casa Azafrán

The newest Metro Schools Early Learning Center at Casa Azafrán is now open.

What makes this center unique is it’s location on Nolensville Pike, sharing a building with strong community partner Casa Azafrán. 293 more words