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Good Enough? Helping Young People Develop a Picture of Good Work

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High expectations are an important part of a school model, culture and community. Here are several examples of schools and programs that are helping students learn to deliver on professional grade expectations.

The 5th C May Be the Most Important of All

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In this post, David Ross explains how the 4Cs were not sufficient to meet Chinese educational needs. They wanted to add a fifth C, which they call “cultural competence.” According to the Chinese, the fifth C trumps them all: “Cultural competency is the fundamental value of every Chinese and provides guidance for the other four aspects (skills).”

Building School Culture With Gratitude

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A school culture founded on healthy relationships is a prerequisite for the engagement, vulnerability, and risk-taking necessary for academic and personal growth but how do we communicate, develop, and monitor the behaviors essential to creating healthy school culture?

Are Cultural Competence and Global Competence the Same Thing?

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David Ross explores the semantics of cultural and global competence to help us understand if they are in fact the same thing or not.

Why Schools Should Bridge the Generational Divide

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By: Julia Freeland Fisher. Julia reviews the lessons about bridging the generation gap in Marc Freeman's book, " How to Live Forever."

The Best Academic Schools in Tennessee Feature the Best Character Program in the Country

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Valor Collegiate Academies has been in the top 5 percent of Tennessee schools on growth and achievement every year since it started in 2014. But we visited Valor (seven miles south of the Country Music Hall of Fame in suburban southeast Nashville) because of the well-regarded Valor Compass, a holistic human-development program.

4 Ways to Boost Service Learning in Schools

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By: Wayne D’Orio. Two veteran New York state educators offer advice on how to organize community service programs that best benefit students, are relatively easy to manage, and simplify reporting needed for graduation and college applications.

Building a Collaborative Culture: From Inspiration to Application

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By: Mary Ryerse and Bob Rosenfeld. Creating a collaborative culture takes time and remains a continual process. This post explores how formative assessment can help.

Service Learning: Think Global, Act Local

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Many educators are trying to do more inquiry and project-based approaches, connect more to their communities, allow students to experience relevant and engaging academic work, collaborate with diverse partners and have students address real-world problems or challenges. As Michael Niehoff explains, this is where service learning, like all good pedagogies, can be all-encompassing.

3 Ways to Help Students Become Better Digital Citizens–Today

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By: David Siminoff. Today's students didn't just grow up in the digital world, they were born into it. We have the chance to develop digital citizens.

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