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Blogs of Note – December 2012

By: Holly Chesser
Published December 2012

A Trip Back in Time Inspires Respect for Democracy
Duke School (NC) 5th grader (yes, you read that right!) Josh Leffler shares how a field trip to Williamsburg sparked his interest in the national election.

“It’s 10 o’clock, do you know where your children are?”
Walker (GA) Upper School Principal Bob Murphy reminds today’s parents that safe in bed doesn’t equate to safe on the Internet.

It’s Never Too Late to Follow Grant Lichtman’s Ed Journey
Mount Vernon Presbyterian Head of School Brett Jacobsen reminds us of why we love the Internet.

If you get all As, we’ll buy you the new iPhone.
Darlington School Counselor Chris Allen discourages the carrot and stick motivational model, promoting instead a “heart-based approach (that) shares values and reasons behind rules.”

Is 49.6% the new “C”?
Brainerd Baptist (TN) Head of School Sean Corcoran questions how his state evaluates success for its students.

Tweets of Note - December 2012

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Winter Conference
January 27-29 | Franklin, TN
SAIS Academic Support Conference, SAIS Athletic Directors Conference, MISBO-SAIS Auxiliary Programs Conference & MISBO-SAIS Finance Institute.

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