Celebration: The Internal Motivator for Student Achievement

How to Help Students Set Goals

July 29, 2015 |

How to help students set and achieve goals is a topic discussed almost daily among educators. This list of blog posts contains strategies and tips for how you can help students succeed in setting and achieving their goals. “How to Achieve Goals: Planning and Accountability” by Lynn Kosinski “Goal Setting: Ensure Student Success” by read more

Blind Spots to Developing a School Culture of Leadership

July 16, 2015 |


If you ever learned to drive, which I’m assuming most of you have, you’ll likely remember a lecture on the importance of checking your blind spots. Your blind spots are the areas of the road to the side and slightly behind your car that you can’t see in your side or rear-view mirrors. You need read more

I.S. Charles O. Dewey Middle School: Leadership Lessons for Life

July 22, 2015 |

I.S. 136 Charles O. Dewey Middle Schooll

The leadership principles taught through The Leader in Me and the 7 Habits are much more than a collection of catchy phrases for students to memorize. When internalized, these principles and the leadership skills developed through practicing them help students in all areas of life. At I.S. 136 Charles O. Dewey Middle School in Brooklyn, read more