Picture Story. Schools for Kids

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This week in the Albemarle County Public Schools.

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Choices and collaboration and expertise celebrated.

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Choice and Comfort are touchstones.

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Math need not involve worksheets.

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Do not suggest how evidence of learning be presented.

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Expect more — elementary tech desk team learns to replace laptop keyboards

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Let kids group themselves and find their spots.

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Theater and engineering bring disparate student groups together.

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Connect to the world — 3–5 multiage kids chat Earth Day with Irish counterparts

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Stop telling kids where to sit, what to read, what to write. Enable them instead.

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Bring them objects of wonder.

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Or let them find objects of wonder.

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Get wet. Get dirty.

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Sports and engineering and math and tool skills… stop separating curriculum

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How do you explain algebra?

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Trust in the wonder of childhood. Yes. Do that.

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  • Ira Socol

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Author, Dreamer, Educator: A life in service - NYPD, EMS, disabilities/UDL specialist, tech and innovation leader for education. Co-author of Timeless Learning

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