It is about presence. It isn't just about Rotary or Kiwanis. It is also about church dinners and nonprofit fund raisers. It is business and police. It is clergy and senior citizens and parents and preschool providers. Is it too much to ask?
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November 19, 2017
November 14, 2017
We can't anticipate every storm and we may grow weary of trying. But, the ground of civil rights seems to be shaking and it merits watching.
November 12, 2017
If we can teach children that they have power, and help them develop a voice, then less of them will enter the world of adulthood seeing and believing that power over another is the sole path to feeling powerful.
November 09, 2017
Whether evaluating teachers or students, making what matters clear is essential. Even when a rubric or checklist attempts to make things well defined, communication and understanding can be elusive.
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.
October 29, 2017
If we haven't taught and demonstrated to our students that sexual harassment is not acceptable, why wouldn't they struggle to know how to deal with it in the workplace?
October 22, 2017
Common sense and a plethora of research demands we think and act differently in order to stop the growing stressors on our children and we must learn how to help them deal with this environment more effectively.
September 24, 2017
Researchers some of our football players will live a lifetime battling behaviors and issues never knowing they are caused by those tackles they so loved when living their halcyon days of middle and high school.
August 30, 2017
The world has changed, what students need to graduate knowing and able to do has changed, and schools, over all, have not kept pace.