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

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’
Academics / Faculty / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

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…

Why Personalization?
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Why Personalization?

By Susan B. Rose, Personalized Learning Coordinator at Grandview Preparatory School The days of one specific curriculum recipe satisfying the needs of each student are over.  The educational structures set up for educating masses of children during the industrial era are not relevant today.  Scott Barry Kaufman (2013) proposes we consider students’ “personal characteristics and … Continue reading

Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything
Academics / Community / Faculty

Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
Everybody has been a nobody at one time or another.  This is universally true. Unless you live in NYC or LA –in which case, since your city can get by simply on its initials, you are already an ‘anybody’ (bypassing the ‘nobody’ stage altogether). For the…