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Find Your Voice

February 27, 2015 |

As an educator, you have the potential to make a difference for thousands of children. You have the opportunity to inspire greatness in students who live in a world that tells them they are mediocre, or worse, worthless. You have a voice that can be a powerful influence for good. It’s not the voice that read more

The Power of Paradigms—Believe Students Can, and They Will!

February 18, 2015 |

The Power of Paradigms—Believe Students Can, and They Will!

Have you ever had a child come into your class with a “reputation that precedes him or her”? You’ve heard about his or her behavior from other teachers, and you’ve formed an idea of what teaching this student will be like. Does this preconceived idea influence the way you treat this student? Or perhaps because read more

Leadership in Four Languages

February 11, 2015 |

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When you walk through the halls of Riverview Elementary in Lakeside, California, you’ll hear students and teachers speaking in Mandarin, Spanish, and English. Riverview has a language-immersion program where students are not only learning three languages, but they are learning in three languages. Principal Olympia Kyriakidis said they also teach a fourth language—the language of read more