Friday, November 18, 2011

Why Advisory?

In a keynote speech at the AMLE Secretary of Education Arne Duncan mentioned a study that cited only half of middle schools had advisory. Why is advisory important? Experts from AMLE have put together an answer here.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Habits of Mind

Last year our Shared Decision Making committee investigated the Habits of Mind. In our student plan books the 16 habits are listed. Advisory might be a great time to take a look at these habits and begin a discussion with the students.

Here is a link to a great article that describes the Habits of Mind.
Below is a slideshare that can be shared with your advisory to illustrate the Habits of Mind.