Angela Maiers

Leader. Visionary. Entrepreneur. Disruptor. Change Maker. Angela embodies each of these descriptors with passion, commitment and fierce determination. She has been creating and leading change in...

Significance or Success: What is OUR wish for Students?

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It has worried me for decades; all the pressure and attention we put on grades, grade point and class rank. But what does research really say?

This Time Magazine piece and video: Wondering What Happened to Your Class Valedictorian? Not Much, Research Shows address the connection and correlations to these surface level measures to student's future colleges, careers, and citizenship paths.

A very important read for parents, teachers and students---especially those stressing about all things "success"

What if we put our time, effort, energy and resources into providing our students with pathways towards SIGNIFICANCE rather than surface level measures of definitions of institutional SUCCESS?

What say you???

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