Blog Category: Classroom Learning (EOL/SEL)

Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

Leadership in the Time of COVID-19  By Jim Grout Rick Hess, whose blogs are frequently posted on Education Week, is one of my favorite no-nonsense, thoughtful observers about education and life in general. Reading his recent blog entitled Five Thoughts on the Coronavirus and Schools, I was struck by how much it has to do […]




School Culture Thrives

Positive School Culture Thrives When Relationships Abound – By Jim Grout I had an “Ah Ha” moment when I read a recent article titled What Makes a Good School Culture? It is written by Harvard’s Leah Shafer and published under the column Usable Knowledge, Relevant research for today’s educators. (https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/uk/18/07/what-makes-good-school-culture)  I encourage you to click […]




Social Emotional Learning

What The World Needs Now…  And What Schools Can Provide By Jim Grout What does it take to educate a child today, to equip them with diverse skills and inner motivation to learn and make their mark in the world?  The short answer is, it takes a lot. A more comprehensive answer to those daunting […]