Asking teachers to attend to the social-emotional development of their students without providing them with the environment in which social and emotional health is paramount is simply unreasonable.
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July 30, 2015
July 27, 2015
The potential for gender bias lies within all of us resulting in subtle messages that shape the young men and women in our schools for a society that is changing far too slowly.
June 30, 2015
Maybe now is the time to scour school buildings for signs, symbols, and rituals that unwittingly teach lessons unintended.
June 09, 2015
The perspectives of others opens minds, shares the power of the leader and strengthens the community and is the practice of a servant leader.
May 17, 2015
When done well, the evaluation process is open and fair, well communicated, and in the best of cases, leaves room for improvement before a final, summative evaluation takes place.
May 14, 2015
Are white educators perpetuating the very negative behaviors in black students that socialize them differently than white students?
May 12, 2015
Consensus becomes the scythe that clears the path forward.
April 26, 2015
We need to return to values and to the common ground that was held when public education became a part of the fabric of our society.
April 14, 2015
The leaders' capacity to be consistently unbiased, fair, and equitable as decisions are made establishes the values a school and its community hold, and increases the trust they have in their leader.
March 24, 2015
It is every educator's job to create a culture where all young people can find themselves, known and welcome.