A tone of decency and trust

The tone of the school should explicitly and self-consciously stress values of unanxious expectation (“I won’t threaten you but I expect much of you”), of trust (until abused) and of decency (the values of fairness, generosity and tolerance). Incentives appropriate to the school’s particular students and teachers should be emphasized. Parents should be key collaborators and vital members of the school community.

El mensaje de la escuela debe enfatizar de una forma explícita y consciente los valores de una expectativa sin ansias (“No te amenazo pero espero mucho de tí”), de confianza (mientras no abusen de ella) y de decencia (los valores de justicia, generosid ad y tolerancia). Incentivos apropiados para los estudiantes y profesores de cada escuela deben ser enfatizados, y los padres deben ser considerados como colaboradores esenciales en la educación de sus hijos.

This video is part of the CES EssentialVisions DVD series


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