My one hope for schools is contributive learning––that students will all develop self-understanding, knowledge, competency, and lasting connections and, in so doing, add to the world. I’ve been on its trail throughout my career, and I’ve…
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Speaking with an early-ed teacher in Hawaii, he shared what his keiki (children) would carry on from his school, no matter what schools they moved on to from there.
“We set them up to be leaders at their new school,” he said. “They make…
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This is the third post in a continuing series by Ellen Perconti, Superintendent of Goldendale School District in Washington State.
What is success? Over the last few months I've realized that this question is much more complex than…
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This post by The Learner First's Joanne McEachen and Matthew Kane was originally published by Getting Smart.
Educational equity bears tremendous importance in traditional systems of learning. Everywhere, we dedicate significant time…
By Ellen Perconti, Superintendent of Goldendale School District in Washington State. Years ago, in the depth of winter, our school team was asked by a teacher to support a kindergarten student (“Lisa”) who, in response to every request, replied “no.” Sometimes, the “no” was accompanied by a foot stomp, a plopping to the floor, or […]
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