As my event Hatch approaches, I’ll be exploring keys to long-term success. The first is students ability to excel in many areas.
Joanne Foster led an interesting session about the true causes of students’ procrastination. It’s more complex than simple laziness.
The teachers I know who have the biggest impact on students’ lives seem to innately understand that it is more powerful to work with kids’ quirks than against them.
Intelligence may get students through school with high marks, but out there in the wild, a high-performing brain can only get one so far. We need to explicitly help our students learn to relate to those around them by teaching them about “small talk.”