IS YOUR SCHOOL AN OUTLIER?

It’s amazing how savvy teens are these days. We did a focus group recently and a young lady (Sarah, a junior in high school) said, “I want to be an Outlier.” (I think she had just read Gladwell’s book and it was on her mind). “But schools who are sending me stuff are...

K12 WELLNESS & CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

If we know that Gen Z prefers to engage in web and mobile environments (‘prefers’ is probably an understatement), then why aren’t we doing more to meet them in their world? Any school who still believes a student will walk through the office and knock on their door to...

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT IN K-12

What exactly is character development? In a nutshell, it’s teaching a kid how to be a good person. It’s also referred to as moral education. And K-12 schools are increasingly responsible for developing character of their students. Empathy, understanding, compassion,...

Stealth Applicants

I’ve been writing about this for 2 years, so I thought it might be helpful to hear it from another perspective… Here’s an article in eCampusNews by Lauren Meade that discusses the issue: The “stealth student” applicant becomes growing concern for...

PPWHY?

Because it makes a lot of sense. PPY (Prior-Prior-Year) is a smart move. And I’m not going to write about what it is (because anyone reading this should already know). So let’s talk about the impact it’s going to have on your business processes, PJ requests and even...