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Scott Habeeb's Blog – June 2011 Archive (4)

Tell them why!

My friend, Kaitlin, decided 3/4 of the way through this past school year that it was time to get more intentional in her attempts to motivate and inspire her students.  She decided that she could use her relationships with students to appropriately and actively point them toward the truths of life that will encourage them to live out the purpose for which they were created.  With a little…


Added by Scott Habeeb on June 28, 2011 at 11:06pm — 1 Comment

Freshman Transition Roundtables at VASSP Conference

If any members of the FTN are going to be attending the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals annual conference this coming week in Williamsburg, I would invite you to attend one of the Freshman Transition roundtables I will be leading on Tuesday.  There will be 3 25-minute repeating sessions at 10:30, 11:00, and 11:30.  The 25-minute format will only for the most basic of overviews, but it should still…


Added by Scott Habeeb on June 25, 2011 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Essential Components of an Freshman Transition Program - Part 6 - Parent/Teacher Contact

This series of posts on the Essential Components of a Freshman Transition Program is based on ideas found in The Ninth Grade Opportunity: Transforming Schools from the Bottom Up by Scott Habeeb, Ray Moore, and …

Added by Scott Habeeb on June 21, 2011 at 8:26am — No Comments

Set a Wayside Teaching Goal for Next School Year

Are you required to create formal growth objectives for next year?  Or are you simply interested in finding new ways to grow professionally regardless of whether or not you are required to have formal objectives?  Would you like to reach more effectively your most needy students?  Do you hope to have a lasting impact in the lives of the young people you encounter?


If your answer to any of those questions was "Yes", then I would strongly encourage you to consider creating for…


Added by Scott Habeeb on June 2, 2011 at 10:04pm — 3 Comments

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