Blogs and Tweets of Note – April 2014, Volume 2
By: Sarah Stewart
Published April 2014
Jay Underwood, Head of High Meadows School in Roswell, GA, discusses what it means to be a progressive school.
Annie Murphy Paul, popular author and consultant, shares how breakthroughs in cognitive science can inform teachers’ classroom strategies, and help them assign more effective homework.
Leah Slawson, English Teacher at Trinity Presbyterian School in Montgomery, AL, discusses the perils of overcommitting one’s time and the need to leave breathing room.
Annie Sickling, class of ’12 from Whitefield Academy in Mableton, GA, reflects on a visit to the beach in Normandy, France, where two of her grandfathers fought in World War II.
Brad Rathgeber, Executive Director of the Online School for Girls, discusses the benefits of including online learning programs at independent schools to share resources, reduce costs, and expand their offerings.