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Email to Staff – December 7, 2018

 

December 7, 2018

 

Good afternoon,

Last week I wrote about being champions for children.  At that time, I identified several of our colleagues as champions because they make a difference for our most marginalized and neediest students.  As I reflected on last week’s message about “Champions”, I realized that they really do something special. They don’t use crystal balls to gain insight about their students. Neither do they possess super powers nor wear capes and masks. They don’t teach better than the rest of us. What they do is teach children not content.

 

Well, this week I write about teaching children not content. Now don’t get it wrong we do teach content but we teach children that content.  Too often we talk about being a science, math, or literacy teacher. We talk of preparing young minds to be productive global citizens. We talk of teaching primary or intermediate school. We discuss how every student has a different learning style. But somewhere we fail to constantly talk about teaching children.

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