The Bar-On Brief: Learning is applying

The Bar-On Brief: Learning is applying  While legality is in question, Common Core standards are a step in the right direction  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist April 27, 2016 •  Education is the most important aspect of any democracy. So how is it that the United States, as the world’s democratic leader, does not mention the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Learning is applying

The Bar-On Brief: Fighting teacher tenure – the nationwide movement has just begun

URL: The Bar-On Brief: Fighting teacher tenure – the nationwide movement has just begun  California courts send a powerful message to the country  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist April 20, 2016 It’s almost impossible to fire a teacher in the state of California unless he or she committed a crime. Sorry, but poor teaching is not a … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Fighting teacher tenure – the nationwide movement has just begun

The Bar-On Brief: Studying for finals while watching the semifinals

The Bar-On Brief: Studying for finals while watching the semifinals  We must resist the sporting urge during the intensity of schoolwork  April 13, 2016   “Records are meant to be broken.” If LeBron James said it, then it must be true. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have already broken a number of records … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Studying for finals while watching the semifinals

The Bar-On Brief:Every Fifteen Minutes – Involve me and I’ll learn

The Bar-On Brief: Every Fifteen Minutes - Involve me and I'll learn  “Every Fifteen Minutes” DUI presentation: a powerful, educational experience Photo by Gabby Mrozowski   By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist April 6, 2016 •    Donald Trump, while campaigning in Wisconsin last week, made a few of his teenage supporters take a pledge: “I promise … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief:Every Fifteen Minutes – Involve me and I’ll learn