Blogs of Note – August 2012
By: Holly Chesser
Published August 2012
Summertime, and the Living is Easy …
Not At Darlington, where teachers are hard at work strategizing in teams, learning uses of new technology, and incorporating project-based learning into their curricula.
What It Means to Be Known, Challenged, and Loved
Randolph head Byron Hulsey reminds us of the infinite power a teacher has to unlock a student’s heart, freeing the confidence to share her gifts.
On Trey Erwin and Living and Dying in God's Grasp
Presbyterian Day School headmaster Lee Burns shares how a remarkable young man confronts the possibility of an early death with grace and confidence.
New Galloway headmaster Suzanna Jemsby takes time out to enjoy the Olympics, but struggles to explain to her 4-year old daughter why she and daddy aren’t competing.
The Precursors of Messy Assessment
Grant Lichtman, author of The Falconer, examines why teachers take comfort in assessing content knowledge and resist tackling curiosity, courage, or resiliency.
Is College Still Worth the Money?
Brainerd Baptist School headmaster Sean Corcoran argues yes and not just because statistically you’ll make $800,000 more over the course of your lifetime.
Tweets of Note - August 2012