-Feed them. (and I'm not talking pink slime here. Hire Moms/Aunts/Grandmothers/Cousins to cook real food in the cafeteria.
-Fix their teeth.
-Guarantee their housing.
-Give them a lot of books. . . books they choose. . . books that come without interrogation.
-Read stories aloud to them. Wouldn't it be great if every teacher read aloud something (s)he found interesting/suspenseful/amusing/outrageous/inspiring? At least once a week.
Monday, May 7, 2012
5 ways to fix schools
Susan Ohanian gives 5 ways to start fixing schools: