Posts by Mary Ryerse

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NCAA Tail Wagging the Dog of Learning

As learning opportunities for students are expanding, the NCAA is playing academic czar, deciding which courses count towards NCAA eligibility - and those that don’t.

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A Conversation with Norm Gysbers About Student Guidance

Sometimes we imagine a one time experience is enough to help. Think of medical people talking about dosage - how much do they need? Likewise, we need to “dose” students with the knowledge and skills they need for their future from early grades on through highs school.

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Connecting Learning and Life: Naviance

So, the next time a student asks, “When will I ever use Geometry in my future?”, hopefully we can help that student see how completing this course helps him or her achieve future goals.