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5 Essentials For 'Back To School' Success
Dana Westreich Hirt
Parent coach, strategic thinker, development expert, engaged b...
If a teacher or administrator calls you about a serious problem -- an abrupt change in behavior, a bullying accusation, suspected drug or alcohol use -- how should you respond? CALMLY.
'Is Success In School Really Everything?'
Aspiring international leader with a love for politics, busine...
There are whole other aspects of life that we should never leave out -- after all, what's the point of learning how to make a living when there isn't a life to make the living for?
The Key to Educational Success: One Teacher Is Sufficient
Eastman professor of political science emeritus, Amherst College
Not every kid will become a scientist, a CEO or a United States senator. But any student can succeed because there are so many kinds of success.
Character Is Destiny in How Children Succeed
Journalist Paul Tough makes the case that non-cognitive qualities, rather than what we have in the way of gray matter, is what determines success. I.Q. is not destiny -- character is.
New Study Links Parent Engagement to School Success
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.
Author, The Living Memories Project
Teachers, administrators, and family engagement advocates have long been making this point. When parents are engaged in their children's education, kids get the message that they think school is important and that they value education.
The 'Grit' Factor
Director of Education, New Jersey SEEDS
The stereotype of poor, academically-lagging student is a dangerous one.
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