A recent guest blog by a transgender teacher ended up highlighting why school climate continues to be such an issue, and it seems as though many times it's the adults who are at fault.
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January 24, 2016
January 21, 2016
What if school leaders made sure they walked 10,000 steps while in school, and paid close attention to the relationships they could build along every step?
January 17, 2016
So often, teachers and leaders get trained separately. Wouldn't it be better to have everyone in the same room so they can have authentic dialogue that will help them get to the heart of the issue, and create action steps to move on?
January 14, 2016
Recently, Peter Gray wrote about the 'good enough' parent who does not excel at everything but works hard to understand their child. Should we have the same opinion when it comes to teachers?
January 12, 2016
Schools seem to try to change a lot for a variety of reasons. But, in the spirit of Simon Sinek, do we really know why we do what we do?
January 10, 2016
If we aren't providing evidence of our impact, what are we doing?
January 08, 2016
Collaboration is a popular word these days, but our ideas on what it means to collaborate vary widely. Before we truly collaborate we need to understand what it means, and truly understand why we are doing it in the first place.
January 05, 2016
A lot has been written, both good and bad, about 'Grit," but it's the hard learning that makes learning so good.
January 03, 2016
Many times initiatives fail because they lack coherence. Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn show us how to do that.
December 30, 2015
A 2013 article in Forbes Magazine suggested that only 8 percent of people follow through on their New Year's resolutions because they are often too lofty. Here are 9 easy places to start.