We can contribute to the next generation of adults by circling the wagons and making sure each school environment is safely founded in a culture built upon courage, commitment, and empathy.
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January 18, 2018
January 16, 2018
Student achievement and educating the 'whole child' can be seen in actions schools take. For that, school leaders must have courage to lead away from hesitations.
January 14, 2018
Unless there is consistent support and practice, with feedback and evaluation, too often what is read, experienced, and taught have only a moment's life span.
January 09, 2018
Hiring is, arguably, the most important shared role of leaders and the governing body. It deserves and investment of time to listen openly and share perceptions and thoughts.
January 02, 2018
Then there are those children who choose to use bullying behaviors to meet their own needs. We need to develop alternative pathways for them.
December 21, 2017
Limiting speech and access to information is the antithesis of our purpose in a free and open democracy. The limits being placed on the internet and on speech in the CDC will affect our work, certainly.
December 03, 2017
The opening of an environment in schools for victims to safely speak out and release the hurt and shame they have experienced will help. But, what about prevention? What about education?
November 07, 2017
The traditional modes of teaching and learning are being disrupted form outside the schools walls and educators know that a richness for students will arrive when those walls become more permeable under teacher leadership.
November 05, 2017
If we want teachers to step away from being the information deliverers and empower students to become active and engaged learners, leaders must do so with their teachers.
October 31, 2017
If the forever reality for oysters and for educators is that stress won't end, we surely need better ways to address it and sooner rather than later.