Essential skills: Get past the tricky and stop trying to balance

We used to think essential skills were limited to reading and writing (maybe toss in a little science and history for good measure). But today that isn’t enough. Our world has changed and with it our educational systems must respond (from preschool through college and even graduate school). While some systems are staging their response and showing great gains; others are still living in yesteryear with a systemic focus on academic skills and nothing more.

She said, ‘…but Jody school has never been about just academics’…