Dr. Seuss was brilliant and knew how to personalize learning. His quotes focused on the uniqueness for each person.
A competency-based system enables students to progress upon mastery based on their knowledge and skills.
Chris Clementi created a WebQuest on Cyberbullying that walks students through the steps to safely navigate the digital waters.
Teachers and schools will need to change to keep up with the Wow of technology. Teachers can become the learning agents for the search of wonder.
We need to really address the real problems if we want change in the right directions for our children. Barbara lists problems for all types of schools and challenges that need to be addressed now.
No child especially young black males should be left behind. Dropout rates are too high. See how Oakland USD is making a difference and build community schools.
Sharon Eilts, a middle school special education teacher for children with autism, shares her social skills curriculum in a safe environment.
The skills and values employers want have nothing to do with test scores. See how creativity, passion, and ambition can help you get the job you want.
Teachers can personalize learning by using 20% of the time for students to choose a topic or work on something they are passionate about. Barbara gives some examples of 20% time.
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) has failed our schools. It is time for a change. Barbara shares statistics, ideas, and strategies on how to leave no child behind.