Follow the above links for a straight-forward explanation of proficiency based learning.
I’ve always felt that as a kid you are a shining example of authenticity. The interests and passions of the average child don’t know how to be put on the back burner. Quite the contrary, they grab the child’s mind, … Continue reading
A world away, but this video provides a interesting example of parent involvement and leadership in a California public school district.
The linked article from Inc. asks, “Are you a control freak?”
Whether in the work place or in the community, our anxieties can sometimes run amuck.
“Irrational thoughts abound in our high stress world: If I don’t get this contract, I’ll get fired. If I’m not home by 6:00, I’m a terrible parent. If I don’t get that raise, I suck at my job. All of these thoughts might be true, but probably not…rather than tackle our own irrational thinking and massage it into more realistic thinking, we attempt to control the situation, usually by trying to control other people.”