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.
All Blog Posts With K-12 education Tag or Category
April 26, 2015
April 21, 2015
No longer is it about how one teaches, it is about what children learn. The stakes have changed.
April 16, 2015
Changing the way teachers think about their students and their expectations of them may be the key, the missing piece to all the hard work being done in schools to help all students achieve.
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.
April 12, 2015
Come together and build a new design to offer an alternative rather than waste creative energy trying to find new ways to tear down the existing schools and the professionals who work in them.
April 09, 2015
Will New Teacher Evaluation Requirements and Increased Focus on Standardized Testing Have Any Positive Results?
How can we assess teachers as doing a good job or not, if the system in which they are working does not allow for designing the learning opportunities required to prepare their students?
April 02, 2015
As educators, how girls and boys are treated and how adult behaviors are viewed can impact this next generation of men and women and their attitudes about women's role in leadership.
March 31, 2015
Is the purpose of the evaluation to measure a place on a continuum of professional achievement OR to identify strengths and areas for improvement that result in more successful learning for students?
March 26, 2015
The work being done to inform the public about new and emerging pedagogies can be the lever with which educational leaders can advocate for the structural changes to crusty old 20th century model.
March 24, 2015
It is every educator's job to create a culture where all young people can find themselves, known and welcome.