Free the Children - from Me to We to the World - Reaching All through Tribes Learning Communities An exciting partnership has been established between two entities that have had a significant impact in schools and communities around the world for many years. These two organizations … [Read More...]
Every school should be a model home, a complete community actively developing future compassionate citizens capable of creating, leading and contributing to the kind of democratic communities - in which we all long to live.
No matter the size of the school, collaborative teams of knowledgeable teachers - "the insiders" - are the ones who try to listen daily to the voices of learners, who are aware of moment-to-moment interactions, frustrations, hopes and levels of students' learning. They and knowledgeable school leaders are the experts who best can transform their own schools into authentic learning communities that ready today's youth for this 21st century Era of Learning. The time is now...
— Jeanne Gibbs
Internalizing Character Education Values By Living and Learning Within A Caring School Community By Jeanne Gibbs The issues of character and civility are not merely esoteric or an add-on to the curriculum, like driver’s education. They are central to our … [Read More...]
FROM THE VIEW OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORSLiana Thompson, M.Ed. Lynn Abbey, M.Ed.For the past 9 years, my training partner Lynn and I have been sharing Tribes in our school district in southern Ontario, Canada. Over these years we’ve trained hundreds of staff members in the Tribes process, with … [Read More...]