Adam FC Fletcher provides specialized training for out-of-school time educators with the 21st Century Community Learning Centers across the United States.
After more than a decade of teaching people around the world how to do it, I’ve decided to share this list of key skills, abilities, knowledge, and dispositions. They’re based off my life as I’ve worked for social justice, and they are what I’ve seen consistently in my mentors, heros, and students. These capacities make the difference between people who talk about changing the world and people who actually change the world.
Student anxiety and burnout are at an all-time high in K-12 schools. Increased risk of social isolation, alcohol, tobacco use, and unhealthy eating habits are showing up in new behavioral health surveys. Other increased stressors are becoming apparent too, including academic underachievement, bullying, and general feelings of stress. Student disengagement appears to be skyrocketing. InsteadContinue reading “Student Disengagement is Skyrocketing”