The Topic: Cultivating Culture of Learning
"Successful principals are able to find resources where others see problems’” - David Dwyer What does this quote mean to you? Join in on this discussion to hear what others are doing to create a better culture of learning and stay focused on your goals during the school year.
Principals are the keystones of a their buildings, but often don't get recognition for all the hard work they do to improve student success. So during the month of October we celebrate YOU – the building leaders – who go above and beyond the call of duty every day. Throughout the month, MASSP will be putting the spotlight on the Principal, the leader who gets up early and stays up late – going above and beyond to get the job done. Thank you for your service to your schools, students, staff and your community!
For some schools, Friday night football games have taken on new meaning since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick chose to kneel during the National Anthem. His peaceful protest has created a teachable moment in America, and we cannot afford to take this moment for granted. People on both sides of the issue are taking a stand – or taking a knee – for what they believe in. Educators and administrators have the opportunity to begin a conversation with students.
With football Friday fast approaching, here are some things to think about:
As educators, we work each day to develop opportunities for our students. We strive to make meaningful connections between todays learning and future career opportunity. We know that if we make learning relevant it has more meaning and will result in a higher level of engagement.