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.
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December 21, 2017
July 25, 2017
If we are maintaining algebra courses for the sake of tradition or if algebra is the foundation of deductive reasoning and problem solving is the debate school leaders can engage now.
March 19, 2017
Principals, and all other school leaders, will find success when their work is based on these 3 fundamental qualities.
March 07, 2017
It is important to fight for the reduction of standardized testing required. At the same time educators need the time and energy to spend on developing ways to monitor how students are developing those other skills and capacities.
January 15, 2017
In formal/academic learning what often gets in the way, for children and professionals, is the lack of time and effort given to understanding and agreeing to the objectives and standards to which we are striving.
January 08, 2017
While asking teachers to grow and develop their technology skills, shift their practice, change their schedules, connect differently with students and parents and other teachers, leaders cannot stand on the sidelines as cheerleaders.
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?
May 08, 2016
If we are objecting to the common core and to the standardized tests, are we preparing the alternative?
April 28, 2016
A national value for a highly educated population to preserve our democracy and a highly prepared workforce to sustain our national economy gives the federal government an interest in our work that cannot be denied.