UPPER DARBY, PA – Carole Peterson, the reading specialist at Stonehurst Hills Elementary School, is organizing a book discussion group with 45 of her fellow teachers. The teachers will meet over the course of several weeks to discuss the principles of The Art of Learning and present ideas in a collaborative setting on how to [...]
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HARWOOD HEIGHTS, IL The principal of this early childhood through 8th-grade school, Michael Maguire, supports an important aspect of The Art of Learning Project’s core mission, namely, that students and teachers should not be programmed to believe that test scores define the ability to teach and learn. Michael is placing the book on his staff’s [...]
LAFAYETTE, LA. This school, which is designed to provide a learning environment for students whose needs cannot be met by traditional high schools, helps potential drop-outs earn a high school diploma. The Art of Learning is being used in a book study context to support the professional development of core subject teachers. The goal is [...]
ORLANDO, FL. Susan Hoover, a teacher of the gifted in a school that serves students who are either medically fragile or who function best in a very small classroom setting, is using The Art of Learning to foster professional development study sessions. Her ultimate objective: To have the faculty translate the principles into enrichment [...]
CIRCLE PINES, MN. As a result of books donated to the Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Symposium, many attendees contacted the JW Foundation about working together. We recently received an application for 145 books that went to key administrators, teachers, and learning staff in the Centennial School District. Books were also provided to school principals [...]
FLAGSTAFF, AZ. Katherine Bernhardt, a 6th-grade general education teacher, is using The Art of Learning in a weekly reading and discussion group attended by a team of 6th-grade teachers. Their goal is to improve student performance by enhancing their teaching strategies.