There is a profound difference between buy-in and commitment.
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July 24, 2016
July 21, 2016
Art education provides a vitally important sandbox for learning in unconventional ways that is essential to education.
July 17, 2016
The teaching of ethics begins with the modeling of ethics. It is the manner in which everything is taught, including lessons in behavior, in the hallways, in classrooms, and in offices, by every adult.
July 14, 2016
No successful change can take place in an organization without system-wide understanding and support. Leaders cannot do this alone.
July 12, 2016
The current model of schools can no longer hold the changes in pedagogy that are needed in the 21st century.
July 10, 2016
After this and every week of violence, we must remember, our students are watching. What are they thinking and what are they learning?
July 07, 2016
The health of a school's culture has impact on the manner in which each person experiences that school.
June 30, 2016
There are jobs, many of them, from which one can be fired, at any time, for any reason with little or no recourse. How can educators prepare students for an experience that is foreign to them?
June 23, 2016
Unless school and district leadership take a system-wide view of each change to re-design the possibilities within the system as a whole, with the intent of including all students, a widening achievement gap will result.
June 16, 2016
As with most things affecting school culture, the leader's ability to identify and address stressors makes a positive difference.