One of my favorite descriptions of education of late, comes from a recent EdWeek blog post by Tom VanderArk in which he says, “Learning occurs as a series of experiences but an education is more […]
by Lynn Ochs
Exploring our Strengths thru Blended Learning What happens when you combine the best of professional learning design, with a research-based social and emotional learning (SEL) program… and an award-winning game platform? Why, Thriving Learning Communities […]
In the run up to our Thriving Learning Communities Professional Learning Programs session in August we are revisiting a short documentary featuring Jay Sharp, a 4th grade teacher at Bella Vista Elementary School in Salt […]
In “Personalized Learning: What or Who?” Jillian Darwish asks if learning can be personalized based on strengths. “Might we need a different type of personalization to create intrinsic and sustained engagement? What if we combined […]
This month more than 800 Northern Kentucky University (NKU) staff members spent the day exploring a strengths-development approach to work led by Michelle McQuaid internationally acclaimed strengths-based teacher and best-selling author. Sponsored by Mayerson Family […]
More than 100 Ohio principals and administrators will participate in a blended learning course through a grant funded from the Friday Institute at North Carolina State. Through the course (delivered in a blended learning format […]
How some schools are catalyzing individual character strengths to create Thriving Learning Communities: Learn more about the growth and expansion of the Thriving Learning Communities program.