Ashby C. Kilgore, Ed.D.
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Superintendent's Food for Thought
Conditions for Motivated Learning by Kathleen Cushman
- Condition #1: We feel OK.
- Condition #2: It matters.
- Condition #3: It's active.
- Condition #4: It stretches us.
- Condition #5: We have a coach.
- Condition #6: We have to use it.
- Condition #7: We think back on it.
- Condition #8: We plan our next steps.
|– Lauren Resnick|
New Study Shows Intervention Has Big Impact on "Achievement Gap" by Larry Ferlazzo "A new study has found that having a positive relationship with a teacher around the age of 10-11 years old can markedly influence the development of 'prosocial' behaviours such as cooperation and altruism, as well as significantly reduce problem classroom behaviours such as aggression and oppositional behaviour. The research also found that beneficial behaviours…lingered for up to four years…"
|– Eureka Report|
Seth Godin's Blog: Seth Godin writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. I have found the following posts from his blog to be particularly thought-provoking:
- Three simple and difficult steps
- Out on a limb
- One option is to struggle to be heard whenever you're in the room...
- Who cares?
|– Seth Godin|
Every Student Is At Risk, by Eric Fox: As I read this commentary a few weeks ago In Education Week, I thought about the profound importance of our work as teachers and leaders of young people. I ask you to reflect on the author’s assertion that every student is “at risk of not developing his or her potential.” Then accept the author’s challenge to view each student through the lens of what they can become and know that you are the critical link between what could be and what will be for our students.
|– Eric Fox|
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