Posts tagged "How Children Succeed"

One Direction helps Junior High head in the Right Direction

One Direction,  if you haven’t heard of them by now, is the latest boy band mega- sensation, popular with tweens and teens. They earned their status by selling 15 million records worldwide last year. Educators at Cary Junior High produced a video lip-synching the band’s song, What Makes You Beautiful to help motivate their students... Read more »

Just How Does a Child Succeed?

Just How Does a Child Succeed?
How Children Succeed by Paul Tough was given to me as a Christmas present.   It’s no intriguing murder mystery or page turning historical fiction, but it is a perfect book for the “edu-geek”  like me (the one who would much rather pick up Psychology Today than Cosmo from the magazine rack.) Upon hearing the title,... Read more »
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