Today is a day to reclaim civility - formal politeness and courtesy - in our behavior and in our speech. If we don't our actions will drown out any words that we might utter and we collectively will bear the blame for the society that we create.
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November 09, 2016
November 08, 2016
As 21st century changes arrive in curricula, manner of teaching and assessing, it is time to pull ethics out of the shadows and make it part of the content, practice and actions of adults and of our teaching.
November 01, 2016
Ignoring chronic absenteeism as out of reach is a foolish stance although addressing it may call for some courage and preparation for backlash.
October 18, 2016
It takes courage to face the mirror and ask whether we are being open hearted, welcoming, kind and our authentic selves.
October 13, 2016
It is the leader who steers the organization and who can make or break the implementation of a change or requirement by the manner in which they lead it.
October 09, 2016
We need a generation who will right this rolling ship and that generation is in our schools now.
October 06, 2016
If looking for a new leader at any level, a new teacher, a new staff member, the time to re-examine culture and climate is now.
October 02, 2016
There is damage done by refusing to raise the questions and open the conversations about race. Although that damage may reside beneath the surface, it exists.
September 25, 2016
Policies and legislation may call for safe environments, but it is the heart of the educator leading and teaching students that will make the most difference.
September 22, 2016
Schools are learning organizations in which everyone is a learner so they must be environments that call for foundational trust.