Category: Notes from Forward

H.O.P.E. (Having Only Positive Expectations)

by Damon Cobble Damon Cobble is a mental health counselor at the Minor Daniels Academy. You can follow him on Twitter at @DCBLESSED2 On March 22nd, I coordinated a special event, H.O.P.E. (Having Only Positive Expectations) at Minor Daniels Academy (MDA). The focus of this event was to […]

Making Waves in South Sudan

By Leah Slucher Leah Slucher is the library media specialist at Schaffner Traditional Elementary School. She also serves as a JCPSForward Building Ambassador for the school. Follow her on Twitter @schaffnerlmc. The 5th-grade students at Schaffner Traditional Elementary recently read the book A Long Walk to Water by […]

How to Create A Classroom Culture of Deeper Learning

    by Andrew Waterhouse Ballard High School, Jefferson County Public Schools @Mr_h2ocasa A question I’ve found myself asking lately is what in education is sustainable? As most teachers have experienced, the landscape of education constantly changes. Whether it’s standards-based grading, culturally-responsive teaching, project-based learning, or personalized learning, […]