"Coming in on this conversation a year later...how did the summer reading go? Did anyone see Paul Tough's article in the NYT recently? http://nyti.ms/mXbiUV I was surprised it didn't mention Dweck, though Duckworth seems to be plowing…"
"We've found time by giving four faculty meetings a year to working on committees--the personalized PD time. And because the teachers are charged up about getting their pet projects done they find time to meet after school on their own. I find…"
"Well the simple answer to "What are the students using?" is Facebook, and they're relying on their friends to cut and paste/redirect information.
I wonder how something like AlertThingy would work for teens?
But, for now we're…"
"I wholeheartedly agree, Liz: we don't expect our students to sit there and be lectured to, and to come away transformed, why should our faculties? I love how you're putting time into planning ahead of time. At our school we're moving…"
At Berkeley Carroll we have decided to move our admissions materials online as much as is appropriate. But how much? Other schools must be wrestling with this--I'd like to avoid reinventing the wheel. Has anyone found a consultant to be helpful here?
"Thanks for the welcome--I'm actually rejoining for about the 3rd time! I keep being prompted to rejoin. Am I doing something wrong? I'd like to stick with my first profile if possible--I had some discussions there!