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Sunday, June 9, 2013

One of the most exciting possibilities of teaching meta-cognition to your students is the reality of their ability to transfer the process they learn to other areas of their life. Here is a excellent article on how one school used the transfer process to change its school climate. I believe this is how we prepare our students for the 21st century - courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Why leadership is key to developing a supportive school culture
School leaders are key to creating a culture in which all students can succeed, writes Salome Thomas-EL, head of school at Thomas Edison Charter School in Wilmington, Del. In this blog post, he writes that there was an improvement in the school culture when his school added chess and problem-solving to the curriculum and two years ago adopted Franklin Covey's "Leader in Me" program, in which students and staff learned about leadership and collaboration. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education (6/3)Bookmark and Share

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