Dear parents and educators,
I am willing to bet my right arm that awareness, curiosity, and creativity is far more important to a child's development than is discipline, comprehension, and competency.
Yet, school is OBSESSED with teaching, testing, and improving those last three things.
In an effort to measure your child's performance and productivity schools have neatly organized, standardized, and quantified lessons by category, grade, and benchmark (like an assembly l
INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTS #1 Elementary School Teacher | Dolores Huerta Elementary ME: I just thought for the longest time that education was broken. And I grew up in the city and I grew up gong to public schools and I'm so excited that for the first time in my lifetime - in 30 years, that's how old I am - there's a huge strike and there's action. You're wearing a Superman cape, and I'm looking for people to talk to TEACHER: That's right, well, first of all let me clarify that.
In this guide, I'd like to share with parents what I've learned after interviewing thousands of families and after coaching both typical and out-of-the-box learners. More specifically, I'd like to answer the question, "What do successful students have in common?" I would also like to explain why most motivation techniques fail to work, and share my three-part guide for parents who would like to help their child develop the executive function skills necessary for them to grow