To be successful in the 21st century, students must be in the driver seat when it comes to their learning. To be the driver, students must internalize their learning goals and be aware of their progress. They must learn how to self-reflect on their work and ask their teacher for targeted feedback if they are going to graduate with the ability to solve problems creatively and also communicate their processes, challenges, and findings.
Carol Jago, a distinguished English teacher, author, and past president of the National Council of Teachers of English, directly addresses a challenge faced by many teachers today …there is so much important work to do and so little time. Read on for her best survival tips from 32 years in the classroom.
"Our mission is to provide high school students with the opportunity to develop professionalism and practice using their skills in real-world internships. We believe that gaining work experience will prepare students for life after graduation, give them an advantage in all application processes, and, most importantly, help them develop their passions and talents in a variety of sectors."
"The Michigan Association of Student Councils and Honors Societies, MASC/MAHS, is a state leadership organization that encourages middle and high school students to dwell in their personal leadership potential." We love it already! Learn more about their summer program and opportunities to get involved from all-star Graider, Meg Luther.
"So why did I have so much fun working at an ed tech company? My theory: because the Graide Network isn’t about Artificial Intelligence or making learning more isolated. It’s about the very human connections that can be made through technology. "
September is one of the most exciting months of the year for teachers, however it can also be an extremely busy month both professionally and personally. Three key tips are calendar consolidation, staying in front of parents, and uniting your grade-level team.