School climate is very popular these days in educational circles. The only issue with that is school leaders often avoid talking about the topics that will make their climates better.
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November 15, 2016
November 02, 2016
When it comes to sex education most teachers charged to teach it focus on keeping students safe. Are we doing the same thing when it comes to internet research?
October 06, 2016
Research has shown us that poverty has a large impact on students. However, poverty actually has a more profound impact on schools and parents.
September 22, 2016
Why do students believe they have to be perfect. It doesn't necessarily come from within. It may be pushed on them from the adults around them.
September 06, 2016
Collaborative leadership is about working in partnership with those groups that are a part of the school community, and there are 6 influences based on the research of John Hattie to help get leaders there.
August 16, 2016
Too often we put students in boxes and label them with learning styles, when we should be teaching them learning strategies to use when we aren't there to help support them. John Hattie has a new research paper out exploring strategies, and getting us to ponder whether our students have the skill, the will and the thrill to get there.
July 08, 2016
In schools we have many diverse students entering into our classrooms but the literature we read doesn't always represent those diverse students. Here are 4 ways to change that.
June 12, 2016
Schools are still consumed by test scores when they should really be consumed by making sure they have a positive school climate. Here are five things they should focus on to get there.
June 02, 2016
In this post on the benefits of failure that originally appeared on January 8th, 2012, Peter wrote, "When looked at correctly, failure can teach us where we went wrong in the first place, and how we can learn to pick ourselves up again in a pursuit to succeed."
May 25, 2016
Many leaders and teachers aren't prepared to engage in inclusive education, and students are sitting back saying, "Make it relevant or make it stop."