The Trump administration rescinded protections for transgender students but it doesn't mean that school leaders and teachers have to rescind the same protections. Educators have a moral obligation to protect all students.
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February 05, 2017
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January 12, 2017
Trying to get students to ask questions instead of always looking for the answers is hard. Too often they're just doing it for the grade, which is a culture we created. It's time to turn that game around.
January 10, 2017
Education wasn't always the hottest topic of the presidential campaign. It took a backseat to Tweets, fake news and name calling. However, there will surely be changes in education because so much is bubbling to the top. Here are 17 critical issues facing education.
January 01, 2017
It's 2017 and we are all in the mood to have deeper relationships and make the year better than the one we had in 2016. The Big three strategies in this blog are sure to help deepen the relationships we have with others.
December 16, 2016
Instructional coaches should be able to explain their job in 20 seconds or less, but many are left wondering what their jobs actually entail.
December 13, 2016
There are 7 keys to building a positive learning environment in your classroom. Three of them as Classroom Expectations, Targeted Instruction and Positive Reinforcement. Click on this blog for the other four.
December 01, 2016
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November 28, 2016
We seem to be surrounded by negativity which can harm our school climate. Research shows that a happy school climate results in better engaged students. Here are 7 ways to make your school climate happier.