What’s What in Education? №8 Probabilistic Epigenesis

  1. Positive Developmental Relationships
  2. Environments Filled with Safety and Belonging
  3. Rich Learning Experiences and Pathways
  4. Intentional Development of Critical Skills, Mindsets, and Habits
  5. Integrated Systems of Support
  1. Start with a shared vision and commitment.
  2. Create a context full of safety and belonging.
  3. Shift to developmental relationships — among teachers, students, leaders, and community — as the foundation.
  4. Set students up for success by integrating knowledge, skill and mindset development.
  5. Engage in transformational change together through shared leadership and ownership.
  1. Each student enters school healthy and learns about and practices a healthy lifestyle.
  2. Each student learns in an environment that is physically and emotionally safe for students and adults.
  3. Each student is actively engaged in learning and is connected to the school and broader community.
  4. Each student has access to personalized learning and is supported by qualified, caring adults.
  5. Each student is challenged academically and prepared for success in college or further study and for employment and participation in a global environment.



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Mark Rosenbaum

Mark Rosenbaum

Mark Rosenbaum is a retired teacher, teacher union president, principal, Assistant Superintendent, Superintendent, and University Instructor on Long Island, NY.