Are we sending the right messages about what’s important?

college-ready

After all, college admissions is a beginning, not an ending.

This is a serious and honest piece about the damage we unwittingly inflict on children when we focus on the immediate outcome, rather than the long term journey…

I think our focus on “the whole child” at Seven Hills helps to combat some of this. We need to take stock of all the messages we send, spoken and unspoken, about what and who we value…

Huffington Post: Thinking about what really matters for students in school assessing their own value….

 

About Kathleen McNamara Head's Up!

an educator in Independent Schools for over 28 years
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