Educating Millenials in the Anxiety Era: Getting Real
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Educating Millenials in the Anxiety Era: Getting Real

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
While many books and articles label young people today as the narcissistic “Me Generation”, we must be careful not to overlook the roots of this condition.   As a society, we  have participated in creating a culture that has unknowingly stripped children of some essential human…

Social Meania: Yik Yak, Snap Chat and Other Grenades our Young People are Playing With
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Social Meania: Yik Yak, Snap Chat and Other Grenades our Young People are Playing With

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
          I have always been a progressive educator when it comes to allowing open access to responsible internet resources that engage students.  Since 1997, when the internet was a brand new tool for schools, our school pioneered many programs on mission to inspire…

Students to Test Shark-X Invention at Sandoway House Nature Center
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Students to Test Shark-X Invention at Sandoway House Nature Center

Rising Ninth Graders Created Arm Band Magnets to Repel Cartilaginous Fish Including Sharks and Stingrays Four Grandview Preparatory School students inspired by a class curriculum focused on magnets and magnetism last year during their 8th grade Introduction to Physical Science class will test their hypotheses and findings this weekend at the Sandoway House Nature Center. … Continue reading

One Size Fits None: Why Educational Standardization Doesn’t Fit and What We Should Do About It
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One Size Fits None: Why Educational Standardization Doesn’t Fit and What We Should Do About It

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
Trends, by definition, come and go.  While the world of fashion revolves around this premise, the world of education needs a different foundation.  For the last several decades, the valid push for accountability in schools has led to an unintentional disaster regarding student learning outcomes.  Beginning…

Beyond the Moon in Education: ‘…not because it is easy, but because it is hard’
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Beyond the Moon in Education: ‘…not because it is easy, but because it is hard’

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
It has been nearly 45 years since we first landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.  Say what you want about the 1960’s, but the one thing the decade most certainly got right was its ability to encourage children to dream big. Somewhere between JFK’s…