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Efficacy and Peres Elementary in the News
We are proud to announce that Peres Elementary and the Efficacy Institute were recently featured in the March/April 2011 issue of NEA Today(published by the National Education Association). The feature appeared along with, "The Praise Paradox," an insightful article about the power of praise by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. You can read the Efficacy/Peres feature below or click here to read the article, including "The Praise Paradox" online.
Memorization, recently fallen out of favor in educational practices, is like a wallflower at the prom
I can still visualize the scene clearly: It was my 4th period Creative Writing class, and my students were rambling about the various neighborhood events more loudly and chaotically than normal.
We’re halfway into the 2012-2013 school year. We’ve likely attended open houses and had at least one parent-teacher conference