A Florida Perspective on Next Generation Learning

Too many students graduate without the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in college or careers. Diplomas and credits based on seat time often mislead students into thinking they are ready for the challenges beyond high school. Today, the Florida Senate Education Committee will consider SB 226, sponsored by Senator Jeff Brandes. The legislation would give participating […]

Patrica Levesque

Your Voice Matters This School Year

By Patricia Levesque As a parent of two school-age children, I know how important this time of year is. With vacations behind us and the summer pleasures of cookouts and camps coming to an end, my family and I have turned our attention to the school year ahead. We are ready! It’s my fervent hope that in[…..]

Tredina Sheppard

Three Personalized Learning Strategies That Worked in My Classroom

By Tredina Sheppard After my first year of teaching middle grades science, I quickly realized that I had to come up with a solution for my underperforming students. I had assumed that connecting the content to real world experiences was all I needed for all students to be successful in my course.  Not only were these students[…..]