The moment to rediscover and recommit to values is now. The adults being led and students in our schools need a leader who is a model of integrity, inclusiveness, and consistency.
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August 29, 2017
August 27, 2017
The lines that separate childhood from adolescence and adolescence from adulthood have disappeared. Rites of passage are few. But there is something schools can and should do.
August 23, 2017
We can create the image and give the message of the highest achievement and the vision of each and every classroom.
August 20, 2017
Trust has a role in student achievement greater than the attention it receives.
August 15, 2017
Where but public schools do we create a citizenry with an understanding of the relationship between rights and responsibilities, between democracy and despotism and why our founders created three branches of government with different but equal powers.
August 13, 2017
When the environment supports risk taking and celebrates even the small successes and views failure as an opportunity for more learning, the environment becomes rich and dynamic with teaching and learning.
August 10, 2017
Guest blogger Jennifer Cleary writes, "Burnout is a real issue, for both first-year teachers and thirty-year veterans. Schools are losing valuable educators, and student achievement is suffering."
August 03, 2017
There is an America that has been hidden for a long time that will enter schools stealthily. We must be alert and protect the values we embrace in our work with children.
July 27, 2017
How will we maintain civility in our schools without acknowledging civility is being challenged daily by Trump's speeches and tweets from the holder of the highest office in the land?
July 18, 2017
If the natural world can share messages and make accommodations through cultural means, how much easier should it be for us who can use words?