Category: FITS

Fierce Tip of the Week: Create a Summer Reading List

The Fierce in the Schools team is at the National Charter Schools Conference in Las Vegas this week. We are collaborating with educators, foundations, and other institutions to brainstorm ways that Fierce can help create authentic and open school cultures. The goal? For students to have the best possible learning… Read the full article →

Fierce in the Schools: Conversations that Heal

This past Saturday, December 14th, 2013, marked the one year anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, in Newton, Connecticut. As the airwaves and newspapers filled with stories about those who were lost and their surviving loved ones, I had this strong urge to pull back. I wanted… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: Teaching Teens Social and Emotional Intelligence Skills

Yesterday, we shared a video, produced by student Lizz Ortiz, about how fierce is impacting the students at Rodney D. Joslin School. This week’s Fierce Resource supports the work that Fierce in the Schools is doing with Director, Angela Brooks-Rallins, at the Joslin School. Teaching Teens Social and Emotional… Read the full article →

Fierce in the Schools: Rodney D. Joslin School Students Share Their Stories

In March, Fierce hosted our first Fierce Summit. While at the Summit, Fierce Founder, Susan Scott, took to the stage to share her vision and mission for our Fierce in the Schools (FITS) division: to provide the education community with tools to differentiate the graduates of their schools, both… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: One Conversation at a Time: Four Tips Parents Can Do to Make This School Year a Success

This week’s Fierce Resource first appeared on the Fierce blog and was written by our Director of Education Partnerships, Janet Irving. One Conversation at a Time: Four Tips Parents Can Do to Make This School Year a Success focuses on how parents can start a new school year off… Read the full article →