Unlike many children today, I was reared in a time and place where my parents expected us to be out the door as soon as breakfast was over, maybe return for lunch, then back outside. We'd usually leave with the warning to be on time for dinner ending with the words, "Be in by dark."
Transgender students. Wage and hour laws. Uber. These topics were not in the syllabus of any classes I had in undergraduate and graduate course work. Administrators and teachers at independent schools must continue to stay abreast of current topics in education. These three were among those discussed at the recent FCIS conference for Florida private school leadership.
Topics: Indpendent Schools
I do not think that one has to be an educator, researcher or child development specialist to realize that positive development in the early years of life is a predictor of future success. The child who has been reared in a loving and language-rich home and school environment in the early years of life has a huge advantage for future development.