A difference can be made as we work with our students to recognize and acknowledge the bias that exists, to call it out when it exists, and to develop the inner strength to walk the tough path of trailblazers.
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December 20, 2015
Leaders can invite all in a building to become more alert to language; the risk is worth it and the trust that is built transforms.
December 06, 2015
Feedback that is descriptive, anchored, timely, meaningful, and respectful can increase the likelihood that the receiver can and will use it to improve upon the work.
November 24, 2015
Schools set up systems that provide school personnel the information they need to understand the needs of at-risk students who enter their buildings and classrooms daily.
November 15, 2015
The Mizzou story can be a reminder to all leaders that the care of any organization, whether a business, the K-12 system, or a higher education institution, ultimately rests on the moral principles of those in charge.
October 30, 2015
Educators on the front lines can play an integral role in helping teens and their families make healthy choices as they navigate what happens on these new apps and sites.
October 25, 2015
Let it be from within our ranks that the solutions arise and are shared with those able to turn it into mandates and laws.
August 30, 2015
Ask questions that provoke thinking and reflection, get us in touch with feelings, invite insights and intuitions, and place the control of the conversation in the hands of the person answering the question.
August 23, 2015
To assume that teachers gather in a lounge to spend time whining is to assume the leaders either ignore it, allow it, or are part of it. The insult touches us all.
August 18, 2015
Some of us are not built to be self-promoters or leaders of movements but these are essential for educational leaders now.