When I was a kid, I didn’t like to read. It wasn’t that I couldn’t read, I just didn’t enjoy it. I distinctly remember being assigned a book to read and feeling the tedious and emotional angst as I slowly went page by page just trying to finish the task. I was a deliberate and…Read More about Give the Gift of Learning.
John Spencer and A.J. Juliani, authors of Empower, say, “Students continue to fall into the same trap year after year with traditional schooling. They rarely have the chance to choose their learning path in school and routinely treat school like a ‘job’ instead of the most valuable learning experience they will ever have. By the…Read More about Choice Builds Satisfaction.
Nov. 5, 2019 – Voters approved the Arlington ISD’s $966 million bond proposal on Nov. 5, 2019. “On behalf of the Arlington ISD, I want to thank our community for voting in support of this bond package,” said Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos. “Thank you for your continuing commitment to our students and faculty.…Read More about Voters approve $966 million bond proposal.
As a young boy growing up in Southern California, I was always interested in other people and cultures. I would spend hours learning about distant lands in Europe and was captivated by their royal histories. The idea that a person could travel by car or train, and within a few short hours, have driven through…Read More about Be a Maker Instead of Only a Learner.
Let me tell you the story of a young boy named Louis. Louis grew up in a small French village outside of Paris in the early 1800’s. He was the youngest of four children and was raised by loving parents who were leather workers by trade. Louis often went to visit his father at his…Read More about The Truth About Empowering Ownership.
I love to read. Recently, I saw a post on social media that shared how you can spot a person who loves books. It made me chuckle to myself as I read the cited “evidence”. Reads several books at one time… While also having a stack of books to read next and… Keeps a running…Read More about Empower Your Students.
Recently, I had the opportunity to listen to a keynote address where the audience was filled with men and women from different walks of life, all there to learn and grow. As I sat there looking around the room, I realized how each person uniquely brought their own individual and varied experiences, perspectives, opinions and…Read More about Focus on Finding Purpose.
June 27, 2019 – A new bond program was proposed to the AISD Board of Trustees by AISD administration and the Capital Needs Steering Committee at the Board of Trustees meeting June 25. See the PowerPoint presentation and watch the meeting. The Board of Trustees appointed 37 individuals to serve on a Capital Needs Steering…Read More about CNSC makes bond recommendation to the Board of Trustees.
June 12, 2019 – The Capital Needs Steering Committee met for the final time Monday evening before it presents to the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees on June 25. The committee has been meeting since January to help the AISD develop a new bond program. AISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos opened the evening by thanking…Read More about Capital Needs Steering Committee meets for the final time.
May 15, 2019 – The Capital Needs Steering Committee (CNSC) met last night as it moves closer to making a recommendation for a new bond program. One more meeting is planned before the committee makes its final report to the AISD Board of Trustees in June. In this meeting, subcommittee recommendations for the future bond…Read More about Capital Needs Steering Committee moves closer to recommending a new bond program.