The world has changed, what students need to graduate knowing and able to do has changed, and schools, over all, have not kept pace.
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August 30, 2017
August 17, 2017
Guest blogger Marc Levitt believes "Educators play an essential role in creating a world aligned to the growing awareness of our intertwined fates, one that is more sustainable and fulfilling. What story they are 'telling' and distributing?"
August 06, 2017
Being a courageous leader begins by taking steps within and questioning beliefs and worldviews and discovering what is to remain and what needs to be changed.
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 30, 2017
Sometimes, we feel like boundary managers. It is part of our responsibility to create a "safe zone", to ensure schools can be set apart from the craziness of the swirling outside world.
June 22, 2017
Without courage, truth won't be told, schools won't change, students will continue to achieve based upon expectations that are limiting, gaps will remain, and systems will go along, but the children...what of them?
June 04, 2017
Guest blogger Ruth Ebenstein writes, "No matter how experienced you are, sometimes you cannot be the one to teach the lesson. You alone cannot be the one to foster the change."
June 01, 2017
If the reasons for the lack of female leadership in our schools and our nation is due to unexplored beliefs about the roles of men and women, then models alone won't serve.
May 09, 2017
If the promised economic changes come to pass and overseas jobs are brought back to this country and our workforce fails to produce as well as their overseas counterparts, schools will certainly be blamed.
March 05, 2017
One of the most challenging leadership responsibilities may be communicating to external audiences and rally people to support the movement forward.