What is the truth now has a new meaning and, once we learn how to identify the truth ourselves, we need to teach the children.
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January 10, 2017
January 03, 2017
School leaders have the obligation to focus professional development to support the ideas and concepts essential in these subjects and their relationships to each other.
December 15, 2016
Whether it is TV news or online, most are getting news from a screen and the younger the population the more the source is online.
December 13, 2016
The experiences of children outside of school come to school with them even if they are never spoken out loud. Who will be their guides?
December 01, 2016
Guest blogger Devorah Heitner writes: If we simply drive the conversation underground, we lose an opportunity to help kids understand other people's point of view.
November 22, 2016
It is understandable that with the contentiousness of this election, that leaders might find it safer to limit conversations. We argue that it is our role to help students navigate these rough waters.
November 17, 2016
It is time for us to listen to each other and learn how to help each other dig with intentionality past hateful words to the source of the hate and lead the children through this difficult time.
November 09, 2016
Today is a day to reclaim civility - formal politeness and courtesy - in our behavior and in our speech. If we don't our actions will drown out any words that we might utter and we collectively will bear the blame for the society that we create.
November 08, 2016
As 21st century changes arrive in curricula, manner of teaching and assessing, it is time to pull ethics out of the shadows and make it part of the content, practice and actions of adults and of our teaching.
November 06, 2016
Everyday the news reports that people reveal that they are stressed, nervous, fearful and 'can't wait for the election to be over'. Don't think this doesn't filter into the lives of children.