As educators across the state prepare their lessons, their classrooms, and their teaching hearts for the start of school, the groundwork for expectations is in the works. Jaysa Fillmore is the Agriscience Instructor and FFA Advisor at Cassia High School. … (Read More) Building Dreams One Day at a Time…
There has been much ado about motivation and grit, and the benefits of them co-mingling in the mind of one person. According to Daniel Pink in his book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, he states, “The most … (Read More) Student Volunteers – A Lesson on Motivation
Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, makes clear that with the right mindset, we can teach kids to be motivated to do good work for the sake of their own learning goals. Dweck … (Read More) Jerome Middle School Students Earn Their Stripes:
The staff and students at Mt. Harrison’s Jr.-Sr. Alternative High School are finally realizing “mission-determined results” after three years of relentless work that has included a rigorous school improvement process, long nights of grant writing, and daily conversations in the … (Read More) The Big U-Turn in Turnaround: How Mt. Harrison Did It!
Written by: Danielle Richardson, English/Language Arts Teacher, Buhl High School Since I was a very small child, I have been told that I talk a little too much. I have a tendency to monopolize conversations, to retell stories the listener … (Read More) Student Voice Changed Everything