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It’s Hunting Season and we’re Scouting out Teachers who Desire to Inspire

They are the Game Changers Carol Dweck’s “Power of Yet” comes from her observations in Chicago schools that assesses student learning with the comment of “Not Yet,” instead of  an “F” or “D,” to gauge their progress.  The “Power of Yet,” according … (Read More) It’s Hunting Season and we’re Scouting out Teachers who Desire to Inspire

The Power of “Not Yet”

Hiroshi Fukuoka teaches middle school and high school band for the Jerome School District. “I use the ‘Not Yet’ principle all the time in my classes.  Whenever students make comments saying that ‘I can’t do this’ or ‘I can’t play … (Read More) The Power of “Not Yet”

Meridian High School Counselor Travels the Cook Islands…and eats school lunches along the way.

When Meridian High School’s Counselor Cyndi Groth-Landis and her group of friends decided to travel this summer, they figured they needed to go big or stay home. So they chose to fly half way around the world and experience the … (Read More) Meridian High School Counselor Travels the Cook Islands…and eats school lunches along the way.

Khan Academy Workshop

The Khan Academy team will be hosting a workshop in Boise on Thursday, Oct. 2nd.  If it’s been a couple years since you’ve used Khan Academy, you should see it now!  The site has changed a ton, and there are … (Read More) Khan Academy Workshop

Idaho Leads Launches Phase III

We are pleased to announce Phase III of the Idaho Leads project, which will continue comprehensive training on effective implementation of the Idaho Core Standards. In this phase, participants will go deeper into the standards in order to develop meaningful … (Read More) Idaho Leads Launches Phase III