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Edu1st.Community

Imagine children passionate about LEARNING. Children that have the SKILLS and TOOLS for life. Children that know how to GATHER DATA, THINK and COMMUNICATE with clarity and precision, that LISTEN with UNDERSTANDING and EMPATHY. Children that THINK with FLEXIBILITY, remain OPEN to LEARNING and find HUMOR to move in a world that is constantly changing and facing the unknown. Children with strong MORALS and VALUES, that are able to take RESPONSIBLE RISKS when making decisions and use their CREATIVITY, IMAGINATION and INNOVATION to solve problems. Children that STRIVE for ACCURACY and are critical when applying PAST KNOWLEDGE to NEW SITUATIONS. Children that not only know how to QUESTION, POSE PROBLEMS and RESPOND with WONDERMENT and AWE, but also are PERSISTENT and MANAGE IMPULSIVITY when aiming at their goals. Children that THINK INTERDEPENDENTLY!

COMMITMENT is what changes a VISION into a REALITY. Together we can make a difference!

Follow the sections below to become an active partner in making the difference in Education for the 21st Century.

  • Parents can become active partners in making the difference in Education in the 21st Century in three ways.

    1. Getting more knowledge about the best practices in education for the 21st century. Edu1st has established a program called Edu1st.Parental Guidance that offers free conferences, called “Coffee Mornings”, which provide up to date information about education and parenthood. Visit the Edu1st website calendar or any of our school websites for a schedule of current events. By enrolling your child in any of our Preschool programs you will have full access to all of our conferences, programs and benefits.

    2. Getting connected via Facebook at www.facebook.com/Edu1st or at the group Visible Thinking for the 21st Century. Also join us via Twitter at Edu1stPG.

    3. Spread the word, by wearing the wristband and telling other parents about education for the 21st Century and the skills and tools the children need to acquire for the future. Inquire your local schools, ask about their curriculum and make them aware. Question the teachers, demand an Education for the 21st century.

    Visit Edu1st.Parental Guidance

     

     

  • Private Schools can become active partners in making the difference in Education for the 21st Century by participating in a selection of training programs:

    • The thinking Process
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Creativity
    • Among Others
    For more details about the programs available please click here.
  • Public Schools can become active partners in making the difference in Education in the 21st Century by enrolling in the Edu1st.Community Project, which is an educational program that allows teachers from public schools in Broward to receive a series of free conferences to raise awareness and introduce teachers to the skills and tools for the 21st Century.

    Edu1st.Community Project benefits include:

    First hand guidance and instruction about latest methodologies for Education for the 21st Century.

    Teachers would receive a series of free conferences to raise awareness and introduce them to the skills and tools for the 21 Century. Once the initial series of conferences are finished, they will receive a certification and have access to Edu1st learning site (VT), where teachers around the world share projects, videos document results and results from using Visible Thinking in their classrooms

    How to Join the Edu1st.Community Project

    To qualify for the Edu1st.Community Project, public schools must be located within the Miami Dade or Broward County School District submit an application form and become part of an ongoing action research project in their institutions.  This research is to be developed in conjunction with Edu1st and  includes the implementation of one or more educational methodologies of the 21st Century.

    Note: the action research project will initiate the day the program starts. Projects may be selected for in depth research and publication.

    Please Contact Us to receive the application form

     

  • Edu1st.org Wristband

     

     

     

    If you are interested in obtaining more wristbands, please Contact Us or Call 954.545.7010 for Details