Remember to check your inbox for Summit Education Initiative’s latest “Align & Engage” enewsletter, which is also posted under the “Newsletters” section of our website. The June 2017 arrived to subscribers’ inboxes on June 1.
I just celebrated a birthday. My two sons and daughter-in-law gave me the best present. They shoveled, wheeled, spread and raked nine tons of limestone as a surprise for me. Read more from Summit Executive Director Derran Wimer’s message in the June 2017 “Align & Engage” e-newsletter here.
Soft skills are hard-wired in children from a very young age. Children learn from watching and modeling. Read more from Summit Executive Director Derran Wimer’s message in the May 2017 “Align & Engage” e-newsletter here.
Are you a bridge builder? When I talked with faculty and staff in schools I led, I would remind them that we, adults, need to be bridge builders. Students cannot be expected to be the bridge builders. The kids who are difficult to reach – the ones who make bad choices, behave poorly and generally irritate you – are never going to build a bridge.