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Developing The Whole Leader

Started Sep 15, 2014 0 Replies

Presently, there is an extraordinary focus on the changes that need to be made in our schools.  A plethora has been written about the standards, assessment, and evaluation. We have been among those…Continue

 

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Jill Berkowicz & Ann Myers posted a blog post

The Importance of Play, Recess, Mindfulness and Leadership

What will be the results from the shrinking childhood today's children are experiencing? We hope people will not passively wait and see what the lasting effects will be. We urge educators to begin considering this issue and make proactive decisions. Teachers of the early grades have found themselves responsible for more and more academics and increasingly numbers of schools have limited or eliminated recess as the academic press took hold. Recess and physical education were places where…See More
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Jill Berkowicz & Ann Myers posted a blog post

The Role of the Teacher Changes in a Problem-Solving Classroom

How can teachers help students develop problem-solving skills when they themselves, even though confronted with an array of problems every day, may need to become better problem solvers? Our experience leads us to conclude that there is an expertise in a certain kind of problem-solving that teachers possess but that broader problem-solving skills are sometimes wanting.There are a few reasons why this happens. One reason may be that teacher preparation programs remain focused on how to teach…See More
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Jill Berkowicz & Ann Myers posted a blog post

How Is Homework Helping Students Learn?

Homework is the best example of how educators can improve the use of practice. No matter whether as an educator or a parent, homework as practice remains a standard that might serves many purposes. Teachers use homework to offer students a chance to reinforce what they have learned and what they complete contributes, most often, to a grade. Parents use homework to see what their children are learning and some use it to become partners in the learning experience. Interesting, if it happens that…See More
Tuesday
Jill Berkowicz & Ann Myers posted a blog post

Do Schools Need Certified Teachers? Do Children?

 Schools, their students, teachers and leaders, hold the future of this country in their hands.  Yes, it sounds like hyperbolic, but it is not.  The fiscal environment of education combined with changing demographics over the last decade or so coexisting with expanding career options and economic shifts has led to declining enrollment in teacher preparation programs. As a response, we hear…See More
Oct 15
Jill Berkowicz & Ann Myers posted a blog post

A New Grading System Meets a Critic's Empty Words

When physicians decided to go from performing surgery on cancerous tumors to adding pumping chemicals into patients' bodies and then exposing them to targeted radiation was there a clamor by the public to call this "a bit adorable"?  Actually it has continued as the protocol for many, even though to a non-medically trained ear, it sounds "a bit frightening. "Think about changes in the medical world. No one outside of the profession would feel they had a voice in a progressive move forward. As…See More
Sep 17

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Tell our School Leadership 2.0 community a little bit about yourself. Feel free to post your email address and website. Also feel free to list your areas of interest. This will help other members dialogue with you.
Ann Myers and I write a blog for EdWeek called Leadership360. Here we link to our work for your convenience. Together we wrote The STEM Shift, a book to help leaders shift into leading 21st century learning environments.
What is your present job title?
University Faculty
At what school level do you work?
K-12, College/University
Where do you work?
Other location in NY State

Jill Berkowicz & Ann Myers's Blog

The Importance of Play, Recess, Mindfulness and Leadership

Posted on October 22, 2017 at 8:20am 0 Comments

What will be the results from the shrinking childhood today's children are experiencing? We hope people will not passively wait and see what the lasting effects will be. We urge educators to begin considering this issue and make proactive decisions. Teachers of the early grades have found themselves responsible for more and more academics and increasingly numbers of schools have limited or eliminated recess as the academic press took hold. Recess and physical education were places…

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The Role of the Teacher Changes in a Problem-Solving Classroom

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 6:30am 0 Comments

How can teachers help students develop problem-solving skills when they themselves, even though confronted with an array of problems every day, may need to become better problem solvers? Our experience leads us to conclude that there is an expertise in a certain kind of problem-solving that teachers possess but that broader problem-solving skills are sometimes wanting.There are a few reasons why this happens. One reason may be that teacher preparation programs remain focused on how to…

Continue

How Is Homework Helping Students Learn?

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Homework is the best example of how educators can improve the use of practice. No matter whether as an educator or a parent, homework as practice remains a standard that might serves many purposes. Teachers use homework to offer students a chance to reinforce what they have learned and what they complete contributes, most often, to a grade. Parents use homework to see what their children are learning and some use it to become partners in the learning experience. Interesting, if it…

Continue

Do Schools Need Certified Teachers? Do Children?

Posted on October 15, 2017 at 7:39am 0 Comments

 Schools, their students, teachers and leaders, hold the future of this country in their hands.  Yes, it sounds like hyperbolic, but it is not.  The fiscal environment of education combined with changing demographics over the last decade or so coexisting with expanding career options and economic shifts has led to declining enrollment in teacher preparation programs. As a…

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