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School Improvement Plan

I presented this year’s school improvement plan at our PTO’s “Second Cup of Coffee” meeting this morning.  Thank you to the parents in attendance.  I appreciate their thoughtful questions and the subsequent discussion.  We have a supportive and talented parent … Continue reading

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Escuela Nueva

What is the future of education?  As we prepare students for the 21st century world of work and collaboration, are we focused on the right things?  Is our curriculum too narrow?  Some lessons on progressive education can be learned from … Continue reading

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Willowbrook School Report

We have so much to be grateful for in District 30.  Our Board of Education supports innovative programming.  The parent community places significant value on education.  Our students are kind and respectful.  Our teachers are passionate and committed.  It’s great … Continue reading

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School Improvement Plan

The Willowbrook School Improvement Plan was shared at this morning’s “Second Cup of Coffee” meeting in the library.  I appreciated the thoughtful questions and valuable feedback from our engaged parents.  There is so much to be thankful for at Willowbrook School … Continue reading

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New World of Work and Survival Skills

I have been reading about change leadership and innovative educational models lately.  One of the books I read is Tony Wagner’s “The Global Achievement Gap”.  Much of his research has focused on the skills our students will need to be … Continue reading

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