Systems

Something crazy good for the kid that’s just fine

Something crazy good for the kid that’s just fine

Disclaimer: This program is under construction. Implementation may cause sudden and significant changes. Buckle your seatbelts. 

If a freshman has straight A’s, he or she is on the right track. If a freshman is failing all of his or her classes, there are adults in this building that are on the job to help.

All In One Place, And Nowhere to Hide: Bridge Meetings

All In One Place, And Nowhere to Hide: Bridge Meetings

Our principal greeted a student in the hallway who looked a little confused. He asked her where she was going. She replied that she was going to a conference room to meet with her teachers. She was concerned.

The principal extended encouragement and hoped that the meeting would go well and went on his way…

Git R’ Done – A Radical Intervention for the Middle of a Semester

Git R’ Done – A Radical Intervention for the Middle of a Semester

The end of the first quarter, not the semester, was two weeks away. The most recent grade reports of students reluctant to do homework revealed many with grades below 50%. I did the math in my head. These students would need 80% or higher during second quarter in order to pass the semester. For some it was mathematically impossible to pass.