Posts about Pedagogy

August 26, 2015

Teacher Training: Co-Founder's Perspective

Every year, new BASIS.ed teachers descend upon the desert for an intense, week-long training session designed to be the first stop on their journey towards becoming BASIS Independent classroom champions. In the second part of this two-part series, Co-Founder Olga Block shares her thoughts on teacher training.

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June 4, 2015

The Reality of Helicopter Parenting

Recently, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT published a candid articleMark Reford broaching the curious subject of "helicopter parenting" and the lasting affect it can have on students. In addition to contributing his expert pedagogical opinion to the U.S. NEWS article, BASIS Independent vice chairman Mark Reford shared his thoughts further with us.

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