Day: February 14, 2020

Obituary: Bonnie Bancroft

Bonnie Bancroft (56) passed away on Feb. 5, 2020, after a valiant 11-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Bonnie was born June 5, 1963, to Rae…

Redefining Rigor

A recent Yale University study notes that high school students are —“bored”, “stressed” and “tired.” Educational rigor needs to be redefined in order to be effective and long-lasting. Rigor redefined is taking content knowledge to a deeper level of understanding, fostering curiosity and choice, and constructing new meaning to solve real-world problems.

A commitment to service that lasts a lifetime

Kerry Baer, director of community service at Sacred Heart Greenwich, articulates how educators can teach morals, ethics and understanding in the classroom to turn students into lifelong advocates for the poor, powerless and marginalized.
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