“Isolation is the enemy of improvement” ~Tony Wagner, the author of The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need–and What We Can Do About It
Roald Amundsen, 11/6.1911 on the eve of his last summit toward the South Pole, which he and his team reached on 12/14/11
Amundsen’s quote fits as one of my Weekend Ed. quotes because this is the time of year when both students, parents, and teachers need the extra push of Vitamin P (perseverance).
“Meaning-making occurs in tandem with acting upon new ideas and strategies” ~ John Barell, Moving From What to What If?: Teaching Critical Thinking with Authentic Inquiry and Assessments, 2016, p. 6