To tackle novel problems of the future, the skills needed go beyond technology applications and written communication, and must include all the skills that are needed such as team-working, adaptability, problem-solving, and respectful negotiation. Through genuine collaboration and a focus on competency building not just content, teachers can amplify the learner’s voice and empower the
Children of poverty, when met with strategy and intervention, can be as successful and productive as their non-impoverished peers; but in order to sustain change, we must align shared values. By working collaboratively with community partners and providing students and their families with access to a school-based health clinic, mental health services, summer learning opportunities,
TJ Rumler is a Social Worker and Attendance Supervisor for Grenville County Schools. TJ served in the U.S. Army, completed his Graduate degree and has been honored as one of Greenville’s Best and Brightest 2015 by the Greenville Journal.
Danielle Bostick is a former clinical mental health counselor, Huffington Post contributor and current teacher. She is a Voya Unsung Hero and advocate for victims of sexual violence, working to disrupt the culture of shame and silence surrounding sexual assault.
Public education is changing dramatically in America. How can our public schools embrace changes in technology, learning styles, and culture to create a system that inspires a culture that value learning?
Not every child in Greenville County lives in the traditional, two parent, 2.4 kids, one dog, happy household. Some of our children live in situations that are less than ideal, even those living with loving foster parents.
Passionate about engineering, design, and fueling kids’ excitement to learn and help others, this member of the maker movement shares an innovative initiative. About Tom Tom is an educator, maker, and community organizer. He has worked in education and community development for over 25 years. Tom started his career working with teenagers in juvenile corrections
John Warner sparks a revolution — a shift to open — a shift to free you from the silos you are in so you can make the connections you need to make the world a better place. He describes his journey to help people with big ideas to attract the resources they need, and to
Now is the time to reimagineer education, Disney style. About Thomas Thomas is taking the lead on the design for the New Fisher Middle School located on the CU-CAR Campus. Thomas has been working with the Stanford d.School to gain additional training. Their vision is to redesign all of those aspects of education using the