How CASES Help Build Competencies for Engaging Families

Family engagement benefits children and youth in multiple ways. However, educators often find engaging families the most difficult part of their work, and are rarely trained or prepared to do so. The case method is a valuable teaching technique to prepare educators to effectively engage with families. The case method helps educators build competencies that […]

Parent Mindsets – Be A Learning Hero

    Parents have always been and still are the captains of learning fate of their children in school settings, and their children are still masters of their destiny. Whether or not they are aware, parents’ heavily influence the educational route that children travel along as they grow up and transition out into the ‘real’ […]

Here’s Why We Must Consider The Value of Social Studies Teachers

In honor of the 4th of July and Independence Week this year, the widely respected Brookings Institution Brown Center published an article called,” The state of the nation’s social studies educators “, to highlight the various roles that Social Studies(S.S.) teachers play in K-12 education. While reading the article, my position on the subject of textbooks and […]