Lessons from the Field

Get everyone on board from the beginning. Involve everyone in the early planning stages of a project to minimize resistance to change, and to create a sense of ownership that will keep staff invested and energized all year.”


Lessons from the Field features strategies, tips and advice from our Sharing the Dream grantees. At the end of each school year, we ask them “What advice would you give to other schools who want to start a project like yours?” Their insightful answers have generated a wealth of ideas for other educators to try in their own schools.

Have you tried this idea? How did it work? Share your experiences in a comment.



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Sharing the Dream

Grants for pre-K-8 school projects that create global classrooms where children—and families—can safely connect, exchange ideas and learn together.

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