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Centering Dialogue in the Classroom: It’s about WE, not ME!

2020-02-21T13:05:04+01:00

Given the current political climate marked by an increase in school-based hate crimes, engaging students in authentic conversations related to the social, cultural or political—without fear of alienating those who hold different opinions and ultimately compromising curiosity, openness, and critical thinking—can seem like a near-impossible task. Further, educators often express a lack of pedagogical confidence to effectively [...]

Centering Dialogue in the Classroom: It’s about WE, not ME!2020-02-21T13:05:04+01:00

The New Superpower

2020-02-21T11:58:16+01:00

Share everything. That was Robert Fulghum’s first lesson in Kindergarten. It turns out that learning to share will be even more important than Fulghum thought. How we share will shape the next 50 years of human existence. Production has been the focus of modern economies. We’ve reached the point where we’re good enough at production to feed, clothe, [...]

The New Superpower2020-02-21T11:58:16+01:00

Deciding Which School is Right for Your Child

2020-02-17T15:23:21+01:00

  In today’s world of standardized tests, we have an abundance of data available about our children. While all standardized tests are not equivalent and some reveal much more about our children’s capabilities than others, parents today have more information about their children than ever before. As beneficial as such information can be, it also [...]

Deciding Which School is Right for Your Child2020-02-17T15:23:21+01:00

A Parent’s Call to Action: Leveraging Personalized Learning for Your Child

2020-02-14T16:10:09+01:00

  From the day of diagnosis, parents of students with disabilities begin the long journey of paving paths through a world designed for the mythical “average” person. In education, we grow accustomed to challenging traditional systems to serve our children so they too can reach their full potential. But the daily struggle is made more [...]

A Parent’s Call to Action: Leveraging Personalized Learning for Your Child2020-02-14T16:10:09+01:00

How Project-Based Learning Unleashes Students’ Creativity

2020-02-14T14:43:13+01:00

  Students can’t learn to become a “good person” by doing a worksheet, and their creativity can’t be measured by taking a test. With that said, as teachers, we often feel that it is our duty to teach them to master academic standards, while also empowering them to think creatively, work together, and above all, [...]

How Project-Based Learning Unleashes Students’ Creativity2020-02-14T14:43:13+01:00

Gen Z and the Skills Gap

2020-02-14T13:47:05+01:00

My oldest son, a junior at an elite university in California, went to a traditional college prep high school where he claims he was imminently prepared for post-secondary studies but did little to improve his chances of entering the workforce. My youngest son, a senior at New Technology High School in Napa, flips that script, saying he [...]

Gen Z and the Skills Gap2020-02-14T13:47:05+01:00

Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs

2020-02-13T18:36:20+01:00

  The new year has begun with a flurry of activity from the World Economic Forum and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that provides a blueprint for education and business leaders concerned with the future of work. In September, the WEF published the Future of Jobs Report 2018 and it’s now a hot topic at the annual gathering of [...]

Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs2020-02-13T18:36:20+01:00

32 Ways AI is Improving Education

2020-02-13T18:20:16+01:00

In the last few years, machine learning applications have quietly entered every aspect of life: social media to speech recognition, radiology to retail, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service, robotics to route optimization. During the 40 year information age, we told computers what to do. With advances in artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning, [...]

32 Ways AI is Improving Education2020-02-13T18:20:16+01:00

Enhancing Student Learning: Seven Principles for Good Practice

2020-02-13T17:27:25+01:00

  The Seven Principles Resource Center The following principles are anchored in extensive research about teaching, learning, and the college experience. 1. Good Practice Encourages Student – Instructor Contact Frequent student – instructor contact in and out of classes is an important factor in student motivation and involvement. Instructor concern helps students get through rough times [...]

Enhancing Student Learning: Seven Principles for Good Practice2020-02-13T17:27:25+01:00

GTBank Sponsors 2019 Lagos International Polo Tournament

2019-11-13T06:24:52+01:00

  Some of the most renowned indigenous and international polo teams are set to convene in Lagos, Nigeria to compete for highly coveted trophies in the 2019 Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc. This year’s competition will begin on March 13, 2019 and will see both Nigerian [...]

GTBank Sponsors 2019 Lagos International Polo Tournament2019-11-13T06:24:52+01:00