Tag Archives: improve learning

Back to Basics in Schools

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Improving student learning is the goal of schools, and Victoria Kornfield does a great job in today’s Bangor Daily News of sharing one clear way we can achieve our goal: make sure students have enough to eat. Other basic needs for children include adequate time playing outside, sleep, and positive relationships with adults. When children’s needs are […]

Ipads and Headphones and Schools, Oh My!

Let’s say it again: America’s schools have some serious problems. Pundits and policy makers tackle these problems from the top down. They  assume change will eventually trickle its way into the classrooms of actual children and improve the education they get. I think change need not wait for the trickle-down improvements to finally take hold. […]