Saturday, December 31, 2016

Student Growth | Johnathan Chase

Student Growth | Johnathan Chase | LinkedIn:

Student Growth

Student Growth
Learning unfolds in a vibrant and vigorous environment where student growth is cultivated and regularly nurtured, not standardized and repeatedly measured.
Today many schools are eliminating vigorous extracurricular experiences that help students discover the ways they are “smart”, so they can devote more time to preparing students for rigorous standardized tests so the state can measure and compare how “smart” they are.
Rather than rating and sorting students according to a common and narrow set of testable academic skills we should be honoring and cultivating uncommon student abilities while providing diverse opportunities for these special talents to blossom in our classrooms.
Being a good teacher is a lot like being a good gardener. Good gardeners are optimistic and patient. They are able to see the potential in those struggling Student Growth | Johnathan Chase | LinkedIn:


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