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Communication and Collaboration Influence Student Learning

Communication and Collaboration Influence Student Learning

May 20, 2015 |

Teaching students how to think, work together better, and communicate clearly are exemplary and attainable goals. Consistent collaboration actually enhances the productivity and overall quality of discourse in the classroom, which in turn makes a significant difference for student learning. Most children do not naturally engage in the level of discourse that brings a higher read more

Finding Students’ Genius: Student Leadership Roles

May 14, 2015 |

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Recently I read a blog post on smartblogs.com that aligned with The Leader in Me so well I just had to share it! In the blog post, Jim Dillon shares the story of “Kevin.” Kevin’s story is a great illustration of why student leadership roles are a critical part of a Leader in Me School. read more

Whole-School Transformation

April 16, 2015 |

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Skyline Elementary is not the same school it was four years ago. The building is the same, but the school culture has been transformed to one of empowerment and leadership. Principal Chuck Vilardi said that the transformation of his school, students, and staff has come as they have implemented The Leader in Me process. “It’s read more