May 2019 Archives

Despite all this progress to chart education's future as a launch pad for an equitable and innovative society, we still see remnants of 19th-century practices in our day-to-day work in secondary settings, says guest blogger and public educator Eric Saibel.

The reality is that gay kids play sports, too. The world of sports at all levels needs to be a safe and welcoming environment for everyone, says guest blogger Phil Bildner.

Our students are constantly told to toughen up, but too often students turn to negative behaviors like binge drinking or drugs because of their inability to handle stress and anxiety. Perhaps mindfulness can help?

Instructional leadership is something district and building leaders, as well as instructional coaches and teacher leaders, have to learn about because they need to build credibility in the role in order to have a real impact with teachers and students.

The opinions expressed in Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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