Jeff Horton’s Blog

What Is The New Version Of Education?

What Is The New Version Of Education?

Education matters for human development because it helps a person to live a happier and healthier life. The topic continues to receive rapid updates, and even technologies that previously didn't exist have grown in popularity. As the saying goes, "When you have...

How to Create a Growth Mindset and Positive School Environment

How to Create a Growth Mindset and Positive School Environment

Many educators have the experience of teaching a student that feels they aren’t smart: They were only born with so much talent and aptitude, and that’s that. This ‘fixed mindset’ can be frustrating to work through for both the educator, who wants the student to succeed, and for the student, who might feel overwhelmed or that expectations are too high.

Recommended Reading Exploring Higher Education in America

Recommended Reading Exploring Higher Education in America

The works discussed below are currently the best books on higher education. In Two Cheers For Higher Education: Why American Universities Are Stronger Than Ever-And How to Meet The Challenges They Face author Steven Brint provides a positive and unbiased critique of...

Diversity In The Education Workforce

Diversity In The Education Workforce

In 2011, the U.S. Department of Education reported that 48 percent of public school students were children of color. It also reported that 82 percent of their teachers were white. In 2016, that same report showed that 82 percent of public school teachers were white,...

The Need For Courageous Conversations In Education

The Need For Courageous Conversations In Education

In an educational setting, the lines of what is appropriate and necessary can seem blurred. Add in a new era of standards and repercussions for errors of sensitive subjects, and teachers and other educational staff can feel a bit concerned about discussing the deeper...

Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to Jeff Horton's blog. Check back later for more news and updates!