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The Power of a Strong Sentence

We understand that the child is at the center of the learning process.

It is a succinct sentence that defines our purpose at Kent School. These words, in part describe how we live our mission each day. 621 more words

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Response to Questions from the MEMPHIS BUSINESS JOURNAL

“THE SPEED AT WHICH THE WORLD IS CHANGING SHOULD CALL US TO GRADUATE STUDENTS WHO KNOW THINGS, YES, ABSOLUTELY, BUT THEY SHOULD ALSO KNOW HOW TO MAKE MEANING FROM KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND HOW TO WORK WITH OTHERS TO MAKE SOMETHING VALUABLE OUT OF THAT KNOWLEDGE.” 2,287 more words

3 Things the New England Patriots Can Teach Independent Schools About Branding

When I say “New England Patriots,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it Bill Belichick? Is it Tom Brady? Is it “Do Your Job”? 837 more words

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An SGIS Faculty Meeting: Engaging, Listening, and Choosing the School

Key Notes from the SGIS Faculty Meeting November 2016

Creating TRUSTING RELATIONSHIPS leads to DEEP ENGAGEMENT; DEEP ENGAGEMENT leads to QUALITY LEARNING.

ENGAGEMENT begins with teachers building trusting relationships with students. 609 more words

How Brand Identity Can Inspire Your School's Storytelling

Social media demands that marketers and storytellers be good stewards of our customers time. Prospective families and students do not have time to read your viewbook while sitting in a waiting room or riding on the train, so it is our job to communicate our brand and value proposition in a clear and concise way, sometimes without using words at all. 405 more words

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Carols for Christmastime

Season’s Greetings!

Yes, I am alive and well, even though I have been absent from the blogsphere :^). As I have these past three years, I have had the pleasure to plan for this year’s Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols with our chaplains. 225 more words

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Design Thinking and Independent Schools

This is an article by Peter Gow that appeared in Independent School back in 2012 describing design thinking. ¬†Good review of where things stood and helpful lists of additional resources which I’ll start to hunt down and post about.