Human Connection: The Critical Piece to Student Achievement

If we’re really going to move the needle in getting students into college and careers it’s clear that making deep human connections is the key. And the better the connection, the more likely it is to lead to the kind of student achievement we’re all after. So, how can that happen? And how can we … Continued

+4.7.16 | 05:12 AM

Can Learner Profiles Accelerate the Teacher-Student Connection?

I noticed a clear counter-theme running through a recent conference: teacher after teacher lamented the time required to establish a productive connection with each student. Good teachers know that creating this connection is worth the time, right? So, why the frustration? “Personalization” was the conference theme, with dozens of promising products and methods put forth. … Continued

+3.10.16 | 09:36 PM

Grand Key Education in the Media

Dr. Deaton talks about pioneering the movement to help teens understand how to take control of their own emotions, relationships, and goals on the Fresh Living segment at KUTV in Salt Lake City.  Click on the link below.

+4.13.15 | 07:46 PM

Should schools abandon the SAT?

More colleges and universities are considering discarding the SAT and ACT requirements for applications, raising questions regarding the value of these standardized tests.

+12.15.14 | 03:08 PM