Tag Archives: communication

‘Being smart isn’t all you need to succeed’

In a blog post for the Hechinger Report, writer Anya Kamenetz connects Social Emotional Learning and academic success. She writes, “Non-cognitive or meta-cognitive skills such as self-awareness, self-control, empathy, communication and cooperation ” deserve being measured and taught in our schools. It’s a … Continue reading

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Wagner’s 21st Century Learning Skills and the CCSS

Teach Indy has helpfully posted a professional development video that overviews the Common Core State Standards, the instructional shifts, and several PARCC performance tasks here. In addition to the aforementioned, the presenters in the video make explicit connections between Tony … Continue reading

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Joe Willhoft: “Leading the Way”

Principal Leadership posted a piece on how to prepare for the next-generation assessments that are associated with the Common Core. Joe Willhoft, the executive director of SBAC, authors the article and he signals what resources will soon be available for … Continue reading

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