Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
The current structure of the school day is obsolete, most would agree. Created during the Industrial Age, the assembly line system we have in place now has little relevance to what we know kids actually need to thrive. Most of us know this, and yet making room for the huge shift in the system that’s necessary has been difficult, if not impossible because of fear of the unknown.
Flickr:CriCristina By Amanda Stupi In her new book Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success, psychologist and author Madeline Levine exposes the pitfalls of over-parenting, and argues for a new definition of success and achievement. Levine uses the term “authentic success” to differentiate success as it is traditionally viewed: titles, money, good grades, and […]