We are in a difficult time. This time is one that we have no frame of reference. The polarization of sides, beliefs, values are extreme and are flaunted. We are called as educators to be awake and active.
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January 25, 2018
September 25, 2016
Policies and legislation may call for safe environments, but it is the heart of the educator leading and teaching students that will make the most difference.
April 14, 2013
The students took off in a media environment and are partially misusing it while most of us lag behind and don't really have a good sense of how to use the media properly at all. Understanding the role social media plays in the lives of our students, and seizing the opportunity for teaching ethical behavior is imperative for today's leaders. If we don't take advantage of any opportunity to teach how to behave virtuously and offer the opportunity for practice, we are missing the boat.
March 26, 2013
How do we clarify our part in solving the complex set of causes that lead to such horrific actions? One thing is for sure...we must have help.
January 29, 2013
Leaders cannot be bystanders for any reason. There is no excuse to stand by and every reason to stand up. The leader's role is to break the cycle.