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Complexity, chaos, and ambiguity are aspects of leadership and learning. Without those we cannot innovate and create.
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Raising a Moral Child

Raising a Moral Child | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
The tactics are different from those used for encouraging achievement.

Via Gust MEES, Amy Melendez
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The research cited can carry over into School, as well. Raising children is about the effort of the village. @ivon_ehd1
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 14, 1:14 PM

This is hard to research, but a tentative conclusion would be to praise the character revealed rather than the actions. I think it is important to know the child and situations, but it makes a certain amount of sense.

Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, April 14, 6:23 PM

Great linked-out presentation of research studies by NYT Sunday Review columnist Adam Grant.

Is this the model of research essay that we will be teaching in class after two more MLA updates?  ;-)

Ofelia Rita Casillas's curator insight, April 15, 4:02 PM

Children imitate what you do,not what you preach!

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19 Proven Tips for Getting Parents Involved at School

19 Proven Tips for Getting Parents Involved at School | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Experts agree that parent involvement in their children's education is one of the biggest predictors of student success. This guide offers 19 proven strategies for increasing family engagement and str

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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I invited parents into my classroom, listened to them, and allowed them to be directly involved in their children's education as children's first pedagogues. It works when done authentically and providing meaningful opportunities.

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How To Prep Your Child for Kindergarten — Painlessly!

How To Prep Your Child for Kindergarten — Painlessly! | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
The start of Kindergarten is a major milestone in a child's life but it can involve lots of anxiety. Here are a few ways to ease the Kindergarten transition.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Kindergarten should be a place children look forward to going to. What preparation might do is take away from that enjoyment. I looked at the common core standards and was taken aback by the abstractness and the need for abstract thinking. Children operate in the concrete, the right now.

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Rethinking School Councils - Ontario


Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Here is a novel concept, but what if we let them do something meaningful? Do we think then parents might get on board? I don't mean some. I mean many more. Our school council went from standing room only to virtually no one because bureaucrats and functionaries dictated to them.

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