Rethink School Part 2 – The School Role

The jobs of today look different than the jobs of yesterday, and as technology evolves they will also look different than those of tomorrow. If our focus is on preparing students for careers in today’s…
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Rethink School – The District Role

Business is evolving at a frantic pace. Uber is a verb, there’s an app for that, and ‘YouTuber’ is a viable career option, and that’s just in the past ten years. Careers and even industries…
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Skills Kids Need – Global Citizenship

Thomas Friedman, author of The World is Flat, once said, “In a flat world there is no such thing as an American job. There is just a job, and in more cases than ever before…
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Skills Kids Need: Forever Learners

Americans have always placed a premium on education, believing that a higher level of education correlated to a higher income. For decades this was true; between 1982 and 2001 the average wages earned by American…
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Skills Students Need: Resilience

Part 1 of a three-part series Career educators will tell you that what we teach and how we teach is constantly evolving. Today, that evolution is centered on automation; how will it impact the jobs…
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The Future of Work

“The early Greeks had to look back centuries to study ancient culture, but we only need to look back a single generation to find those who lived without technologies we take for granted today. The…
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Parental Engagement: The Community’s Role

(Part 3 of a Three-Part Series) Parental engagement is a popular topic in education today, and as we’ve discussed in this three-part series engagement is the result of the school/teacher and the parent building trust…
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Parental Engagement: The Parent’s Role

(Part 2 in a Three-Part Series) Educator Sunny P. Chico states, “A child has four basic needs for success in school and life: physical health, social well-being, emotional well-being and academic achievement. When parents are…
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