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Scott Habeeb's Blog – January 2009 Archive (2)

YOU can’t meet the needs of your freshmen or transition them into high school.

That’s right – YOU can’t meet the needs of your freshmen or transition them into high school; however, the needs of freshmen can be met and freshmen can be transitioned into high school.



The key word in those sentences above was YOU. In this case, the word YOU was being used in its singular form, and in a singular sense, no individual teacher can meet the needs of freshmen. The Freshman Problem is too big of a problem in today’s schools for an individual to tackle and conquer. If… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on January 11, 2009 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Your course content isn't that important!

Ok, so actually it is very important, but I thought the title might get your attention. So now that you're reading, let me explain what I mean.



Let's think about Freshman Transition. As educators of freshmen we have a mission and a purpose that goes beyond our classroom content. Classroom content is a part of it, but our mission and purpose is much bigger. We are foundation builders. We are laying the foundation for a student's academic career, and we are laying the foundation for… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on January 4, 2009 at 10:24pm — No Comments

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