Peter DeWitt discusses life for LGBTQ students and what schools should do to help them.


There is so much important research in education, but much of it doesn't get used. Here's why.


Schools across the country participate in active-shooter drills. Perhaps it's time to find a better approach to preparing students for emergency events.


Sometimes we are told by others that we should be thankful for our careers, which can lead to shame somedays. In that pursuit, we can create stress for ourselves that can ultimately lead to burnout. Here are five ways I let the stress of trying to be better control my behavior.


2019 is quickly approaching. Here are 12 issues that leaders should have on their radar for the new year.


A few months ago, there was a blog post on Finding Common Ground that was shared 300,000 times but was read 100,000 times. It seems as though the adults who talk about media literacy don't necessarily read what they share, and that's a problem.


We hand leaders the keys to the building based on an interview and the degree they received in school leadership, and then we leave them to their own devices. We need to change that, and leadership coaching may be the answer.


We love our educational words, but here are eight that are used on a daily basis by educators and leaders that can prove problematic for any school climate.


Being a school leader is difficult. They are meant to focus on improvement while also negotiating their way through adult behavior. Can leadership coaching help them focus on what truly matters?


Education is much more stressful than people who are not involved with schools may realize, and mindfulness may be the answer to alleviating some of that stress. Here are six things we can learn from mindfulness.


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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