We must do what is required of us, while not accepting silence as a sign of compliance. Influential voices are needed, no matter the cause. Do not waste them on trivia lest their power will be tossed to the wind.
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July 07, 2013
July 04, 2013
We need to make and support very hard decisions while not losing our humanity. That calls for empathy.
July 02, 2013
The stress of hurrying our children academically matches the stress our children have come to live with as the other parts their childhoods have melted away. We know what is good for children. It is the very fiber of our work.
June 30, 2013
Our current leadership challenge lies in our capacity to be resilient ourselves, and to develop resilient students and systems.
June 27, 2013
Poor internal communication, divided leadership teams, and top-down dictates all lead to wasteful technology spending in school districts, says Stephen Clemons of the San Diego County Office of Education.
June 27, 2013
Separate courses on ethics aren't necessary if we are teaching it in every course, every day, by our actions and decisions.
June 25, 2013
Summertime is a good time time for leaders to remember who we are and remember why this work called us in the first place.
June 23, 2013
We must be vigilant in removing bigotry from our schools.
June 20, 2013
Leaders have refined their questions in the feedback conversations associated with new evaluation processes. These questions belong, not only the classroom, but in our work with faculty, parents, students, the public at large.
June 19, 2013
Broad Superintendents Academy Managing Director Christina Heitz conducted a video interview with Tom prior to his visit and the following is a summary interview.