Big Idea: Listening

Big Idea: Listening

RESOURCES Return to Resources Learning how to listen attentively and think before we speak is a skill that will make our communities, families, classrooms, and the world a better place. In a world full of distractions and unrelenting currents of information where...
Big Idea: Math

Big Idea: Math

RESOURCES Return to Resources Math. For some, the word brings dread, for others excitement. There is not a more polarizing subject area in schools or one that has as much power in deciding student’s destiny. Many students decide early on that they cannot “do” math, or...
Big Idea: Community

Big Idea: Community

Return to Resources Our future depends on creating caring, responsible and active communities. Prosperous communities depend on individual understanding, commitment, responsibility, and action. Developing learners with these qualities and behaviors is a critical role...
Big Idea: Neuroscience

Big Idea: Neuroscience

Return to Resources With the growth of brain imaging technologies and techniques the amount we know about how the brain works are expanding rapidly. The study of brain plasticity is demonstrating that there are things we can do at every stage of life to improve the...